Future roosters or hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Robert G, Apr 3, 2018.

  1. Robert G

    Robert G Songster

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    Thank you all for your input. I will post pictures as they get older.
     
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    JedJackson Crossing the Road

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    Usually I'd look at the breast feathers first with this type of coloring, but it doesn't look like they have breast feathers. So it's a tough call. The pattern is even, not patchy, but those darn combs are bigger and more red than the mother's. So I'm going to lean cockerel on both and hope I am wrong.
     
  3. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Free Ranging

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    Wait... was that mom in the middle?! Then if so, then yea... w/out a doubt those are boys... I thought the speckled was a sibling. LOL
     
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    It's easy to get confused in here. I do all the time. But yeah, the spangled OE is the mama and I think the offspring are boys, too.
     
  5. Robert G

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    Yep, that's the mom in the middle.
     
  6. 4 ever Orpington

    4 ever Orpington Mr.& Mrs Orpington

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    Looking like young cockerel’s. Lovely flock!
     
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  7. Robert G

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    Thank you!
     
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    4 ever Orpington Mr.& Mrs Orpington

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    Cockerel’s have a unique habit of surprising us. I I purchased twenty chicks last year. Ended up with seven cockerels. :lau :gig
     
  9. Robert G

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    Those a good odds. My hen had 11 chicks and 6 were cockerels.
     
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    4 ever Orpington Mr.& Mrs Orpington

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    Not good :he
     

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