Help - Is these hen or rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dollychickens, Jan 26, 2014.

  1. dollychickens

    dollychickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi people,

    Need some help here. I need to know if they are hen or rooster please? They are about 3 months old now.

    I live in a urban area that doesn't allow me to have roosters.

    Father is a pure blue Australorp
    Mother is a black Australorp

    Except the white one who has a buff Orpington mother

    Many Thanks
    Dollychickens

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  2. Corny Caleb

    Corny Caleb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say there all females. They have no male saddle feathers, and there combs and wattles are small, even for three months, like a hen.
     
  3. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    For Australorps at 12 weeks...

    My guesses...bottom one pullet, top 2...I could go either way...that's pretty red combs for 12 weeks, but they aren't very big and Australorps get some good size combs which should be showing better for the roos at 12 weeks AND I am not seeing saddle feathers in any of them, including the bottom 2.

    So...1 pullet for sure (the splash), and probably 2 other pullets too.
    Lady of McCamley
     
  4. Corny Caleb

    Corny Caleb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If i could see the tail/saddle feathers better on the first one I would be able too be 100% sure the first is a hen.
     
  5. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    For right now they all look to be hen's
     
  6. Princess2011

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    They all look like hens at the moment.
     
  7. alyxl02

    alyxl02 Out Of The Brooder

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    They are all hens. :)

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  8. dollychickens

    dollychickens Out Of The Brooder

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  9. dollychickens

    dollychickens Out Of The Brooder

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    It's a bit hard to catch good photos , as they all moving around. Hope this one helps. Thanks
     
  10. BantamLover21

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    I'm going to tentatively say they're all pullets.
     

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