Help....hens or roos, what are my australorps?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sweetbeak, Jan 17, 2014.

  1. sweetbeak

    sweetbeak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi,

    these 2 pictured are 15 week old australorps, I think i have a hen and a roo, please help anyone.
    Maybe hen below?
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    Maybe roo below?
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Those are both pullets. They're at the age where combs will start getting larger and redder as they reach sexual maturity. If they were roosters, they'd already have larger, redder combs and sex feathers.
     
  3. CayuseRanch

    CayuseRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Girl...girl...looking good.
     
  4. sweetbeak

    sweetbeak Chillin' With My Peeps

    That is good to hear. The only reason I thought one might be a roo is because he often runs up to you before the girl and they developed so differently. One had long wings from day 1 and had a larger fluffier feathers. They are only now looking alike. Here is a photo of them together, they are inseparable
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  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both are pullets.
     
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    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  7. sweetbeak

    sweetbeak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi everyone,

    Here are some photos of my chickens now at 19 weeks, still not 100% sure that both are pullets. The one in question is on the left with the green shades in the feathers.

    Wattles are still small as are combs for this age, and I have been told they are orpingtons.

    Any suggestions on what people think would be grateful.

    Thanks

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  8. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    I would have to say you have yourself a pair there
     
  9. sweetbeak

    sweetbeak Chillin' With My Peeps

    A pair of hens or roos?
     
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  10. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    A pair consists of one male and one female. Not 2 of 1
     

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