Help! Roosters?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Alyssagthatsme, Dec 27, 2016.

  1. Alyssagthatsme

    Alyssagthatsme Just Hatched

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    On Christmas morning we heard a cock-a-doodle-doo! I'm suspicious that 3 (of our 5) chickens may be roosters. They are all between 12-13 weeks old. Any experienced guesses? Here are a few pictures...

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    Harriet
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  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep, those three are all cockerels
     
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  3. mustangrooster

    mustangrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry..but at 12-13 weeks old some have enormous combs...and thats alot of redness...pullets dont get red combs until point of lay...and if you look closely you can see roster tail feathers coming in....sorry but all 3 are cockerels.
     
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  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Three boys.
     
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  5. Calero clucks

    Calero clucks New Egg

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    I went through my first session of eggs hatching this spring, with 16 "new" birds in the coop. Based on what I saw, and what has resulted, I would agree that these are three roosters.

    The one in the middle might be a Plymouth Rock.
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    three boys - oy!
     
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  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They're all cockerels.
     
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  8. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    cockerels!
     

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