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Gender help please

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by zaryka, Oct 3, 2014.

  1. zaryka

    zaryka Out Of The Brooder

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    Heres my Australops about 12ish weeks. I'm thinking 2 Roos, 3 Hens? how close did I get! Only new to breeding chickens :)

    1) Roo?

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    2) Roo?

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    3) Hen?

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    4)Hen?

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    5) Hen?

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  2. 11mini

    11mini Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe #2 but they all look like hens to me - at 12 weeks there should be a much bigger comb than that.
     
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  3. zaryka

    zaryka Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome thanks, I'll keep an eye on them lol!
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    #1 and #2 look like possible cockerels to me.
     
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  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Number 2 is the only one I would say for sure is a cockerel. Three to five appear to be hens. I'm slightly leaning toward cockerel on number 1, but I wouldn't give up on it yet.
     
  7. PoultryQueen101

    PoultryQueen101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They all look like pullets to me, but keep an eye on #2. I agree, combs should be much bigger, and you can see the hackles of the first two, they arent very sharp. Though #2 has a redder comb and more earlobe/wattle development
     
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  8. zaryka

    zaryka Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks all, I'm pretty sure No.1 is a Roo! it behaves like one so far :eek:
     

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