Having trouble with these two. Hens or roos???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by wychickenwrangler, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. wychickenwrangler

    wychickenwrangler Out Of The Brooder

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  2. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they? The first one looks like a rooster. I do not know enough about the 2nd one.
     
  3. equinelyn

    equinelyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow look at the grey legs on the first... Is that an EE?
     
  4. chickee

    chickee Chillin' With My Peeps

    picture #1 Rooster, Picture #2 hen [​IMG] The pointy saddle feathers are a dead giveaway on your buff and no saddle feathers on the white say hen.
     
  5. wychickenwrangler

    wychickenwrangler Out Of The Brooder

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    They are both approx. 20 weeks. The thing that confuses me about the orpington is that I have two others that are the same age, and there is no doubt that they are roosters.
     
  6. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like you should be getting an egg soon from the white leghorn. The BO is for sure a rooster, you can see his saddle feathers.
     
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  7. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  8. Theeggboxtoo

    Theeggboxtoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #1 is a rooster
    #2 is a hen
     
  9. I-Have-Happy-Hens

    I-Have-Happy-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think there both Hens that is a small comb for 20 weeks looks just like My bo who is 19 weeks!
     
  10. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    Quote:Thats what thought. She also has a poofty tail? I've even had a few hens with one or two curly tail feathers. Lost them in the first molt. yes they lay eggs.
     
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