Gender please?!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mlecreason, Jul 7, 2016.

  1. mlecreason

    mlecreason Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 5 new hampshires and these two have combs and waddles that have recently got larger and more red... They are 4 months old. Im not sure if they are roosters, or just transitioning to start laying soon... HELP!!

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  2. MonicainAZ

    MonicainAZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pretty sure those are hens getting ready to lay. I'm not seeing any male feathering, and at 4 months roosters would be more obvious.
     
  3. mlecreason

    mlecreason Out Of The Brooder

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    See, that's what I was thinking! But I was starting to get nervous.
     
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look like pullets to me. Just a little faster maturing than the others.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Pullets. It's totally normal to freak out a little when those combs start growing, but now is the good time [​IMG]. If it happened at 2 month, my answer would be different. But now, it just means eggs incoming!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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