Gender and breed advice needed!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by athelsel, Apr 17, 2016.

  1. athelsel

    athelsel Out Of The Brooder

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  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Are all the birds the same age and, what is that age? This is key in evaluating certain characteristics.
    1 - couple breed options, white rock and white leghorn among them - leaning leghorn -- if under 12 weeks, cockerel
    2 - easter egger - color/pattern says cockerel, can you get a good comb shot?
    3 - black sex link pullet
    4 - possibly black australorp, what color are the bottoms of the birds feet -- looks like a pullet, though I'm on the fence about how red the face looks - again, age is a factor
    5 - buff orp, pullet
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    x2 with this.
     
  4. athelsel

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    They are about 7-8 weeks old. Gotta weed out roosters unfortunately! [​IMG]
     
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  6. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    At 7-8 weeks #1 is definitely a cockerel.

    #2 is pinging the ol' roo-dar pretty hard, see the brick red patch on the wingbow, that is characteristc of a cockerel. Doesn't seem to cooperate much for comb shots, when you look at it are you seeing one row of "peas" or three showing?
    I take it that is #4's head peeking in there in the background? If so, it does look awfully pink, but there is not a lot of comb/wattle development going on.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Ol Grey Mare & donrae
     
  8. athelsel

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    i know this is ancient.. but i just got back on and They were BOTH roos. :)
     

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