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Help me identify my roosters!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chicknhippie, Jan 15, 2016.

  1. chicknhippie

    chicknhippie New Egg

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    Okay. There are twelve total. The parent roosters were icelandic and golden dutch. The fenale parents were buff orp, barred rock, ameracauna (that we know). We bought all these under the impression there were only two roosters in thw flock. we were very wrong. So we think weve identified 8-10 roosters and the last 2-4 we are unsure on. This is Moonshadow[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    This is Sunny-[​IMG][​IMG]
    This is Blackie- (shes a fast one better pic coming)[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    And LittleFoot-(i will have to go take another pic)
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    If you could all help me determine the gender of these guys that would be much appreciated. Thanks!
     
  2. chicknhippie

    chicknhippie New Egg

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    Anybody?
     
  3. ToddQ

    ToddQ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how old are they ?
     
  4. ToddQ

    ToddQ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sonny, blackie, and moon shadow look like hens to me
     
  5. ToddQ

    ToddQ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mix breeds can be pretty hard to tell sometimes for sure. I had a little yellow chicken I call sunny that I could have sworn was a hen, then one day she started crowing, and trying to breed the other hens lol guess I was wrong on that one lol.
     
  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    Moonshadow- my guess is pullet
    Sunny- Pullet
    Blackie- Pullet
    Little foot- my guess is cockerel but its hard to tell
     
  7. chicknhippie

    chicknhippie New Egg

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    Here are more pictures if that might give a better look
    Littlefoot-
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    (Sunny's tail in that pic too^^)
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    Blackie-
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    Pheonix-[​IMG]

    Moonshadow-
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    Thanks for any help
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    All your barred (black and white striped) birds are males. Those roosters over barred hens both make sex link chicks, with the males being barred.

    Littlefoot looks like a pullet, but how old is it?

    Blackie is barred, so male

    Phoenix is female

    Moonshadow and Sunny also look like a pullets, but again need age to be sure.
     
  9. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    I am pretty sure they are all pullets. Icelandics are rainbow chickens and dont have a certified color so there is no way they make sex links.
     
  10. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    If the Icelandic rooster isn't barred, he can be used to breed sexlinks. All you need for black sexlinks is a barred hen and a non-barred, non-white rooster.
     

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