Gender and Breed Quiz (For learning purposes!)

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ChickenLover200, May 6, 2016.

  1. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    This thread is made for anyone wanting to be more knowledgable on how to tell what breed or gender a chicken is.
    PM me if you'd like to "donate" a picture for guessing. First chicken up for guess:
    Guess what breed and gender:
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  2. rIrs roost

    rIrs roost Sir Crows A lot Premium Member

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    Is it a Jersey giant roo? I may be wrong on the breed but I'm pretty satisfied it's a roo.
     
  3. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    It is a roo, but not JG. Notice the white ear lobes....
     
  4. waddles99

    waddles99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Earlobe color is very useful in determining both breed and egg color. White egg layers will have white earlobes, and all other egg layers have red earlobes. A key example of how and why it is important to use earlobe color to determine breed is the Welsummer/Brown Leghorn lookalikes.

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    Welsummer is on top. Leghorn on bottom. They look virtually identical except for earlobe color, right?
     
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  5. henny1129

    henny1129 Crazy Livestock Gal

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    Is it an Andalusian rooster?
     
  6. rIrs roost

    rIrs roost Sir Crows A lot Premium Member

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    Wow they do. Thanks for pointing that out.
     
  7. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    Excellent example! Thank you.
    Nope :p
     
  8. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer

    Rose comb rooster?
     
  9. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Livorno black?
     
  10. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    nope
    Another hint: they're sorta rare (I've heard)
     

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