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Gender of new chickens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TeamB, Aug 23, 2016.

  1. TeamB

    TeamB New Egg

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    Hi, we've recently got 3 chickens, x2 about 5 mths old & the blue/black one a bit younger (we'd hoped they're hens). We're new to it all so wondering what breed we have and if one is a Rooster? We are starting to think Alice, is less Alice and more Bob! :) [​IMG], [​IMG], [​IMG]
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    I'd say top left is a cockerel.
     
  3. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All pullets, top looks like a speckled sussex, the middle could be a Welsummer, the last could be an Australorp.
     
  4. rebrascora

    rebrascora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The speckled sussex looks like a cockerel....I'm pretty sure I can see saddle feathers. The other two are pullets, probably a welsummer and an australorp
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Speckled one could be a cockerel...I think I see pointy saddle feathers and tail is curved down....other 2 are pullets.
    Middle one's plumage sure looks like a welsummer but legs are not yellow like wellies should be.
    Many chicken are mixes.
     
  6. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    male I think [​IMG]
     
  7. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is the speckled sussex? Didn't you say 5 months? If so I have hard time believing that that is a cockerel. Comb is fairly pale.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    At five months? The Sussex is a pullet about ready to lay [​IMG]
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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