Gender and Breed Quiz (For learning purposes!)

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

  1. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes this is fun! Love it!
     
  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks for the pictures, everyone! :thumbsup
     
  3. poodlechicks

    poodlechicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like this thread! I'm going to learn a lot about identifying breeds in here. In terms of roo/hen, are there breeds that you can't recognize the difference as adults?
     
  4. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes. Silkies, Campine, just to name a few... It is possiblpossible, but difficult, because both genders feather similarly...
    Roo or hen? Look closely at the feathers...
    Here's an example: [​IMG]
     
  5. waddles99

    waddles99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hen
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, he's a rooster. His name is Mel [​IMG], after Mel Gibson.

    Langshan is a very good guess. They have straight combs, white skin and feathered legs, and come in this blue color. But, they're a leggier bird with a more upright stance. This guy is a Marans.
     
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  7. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    nope...
     
  8. poodlechicks

    poodlechicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the info! Now, that one screams roo to me. Is it?
     
  9. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes. GCs are hen feathered (roos too)
     
  10. poodlechicks

    poodlechicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went for the enormous comb and stance
     
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