Help with roos or hens - wyandottes & dominiques

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Urban Chick, Feb 3, 2012.

  1. Urban Chick

    Urban Chick Out Of The Brooder

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    New mama to the chicken world and loving it. I have done more research on chickens than I did in college! I found a breeder not far from where I live and now have 4 hens (hopefully). I know that one is a Salmon Favarollle hen but the other 3 (Delaware, Blue Wyandotte and Dominique) are undecided. I think the saddle feathers on the Wyandotte are looking like a roo but I'm not sure.

    Here are a couple pictures of the other 3 - help me oh chicken friends.
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    The Dominique and the Delaware facing off

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    Our lovely Lucy - the only sure thing :)
     
  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    all of them look like cockerels...how old are they (execpt for the last pic thats a pullet/hen)

    the 1st pic is a splash there's no blue chickens in these pics
     
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  3. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    All boys except the last pic
     
  4. dsfrango

    dsfrango Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, you got a bunch of cockerels[​IMG] there except the last pic...the faverolle as you pointed out
     
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  5. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    All cockerels.
     
  6. Urban Chick

    Urban Chick Out Of The Brooder

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    No no - say it isn't so! So if that's the case and I find a home for the roos (because I live in the city and can't keep them) do I have any chance of adding a few known pullets to the flock (of one). Also since Spring is coming a nearby hardware store has day old chicks - could I possibly add those with the hen who is about 14 weeks now? Thanks everyone - I love this forum.
     
  7. Urban Chick

    Urban Chick Out Of The Brooder

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    They are 13-14 weeks old. Interesting about the splash. I was told it was a blue but never researched that further. It is such a pretty bird..and from what I've seen and ready about Wyandotte's they seem like a great breed for eggs and a calm personality.
     
  8. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    well he is a blue splash. heres some blue dottes
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  9. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    yes at that age they are all cockerel's. if you get baby chickens you will more than likely have to wait till they are at least 1.5 - 2 months maybe a little longer to put the new chicks in with the lone girl. bringing in known pullets i would quarantine them for at least a month before introduction to her, and slowly introduce them through the fence for at least a few weeks so they can see each other after that then let them go together. they will fight/scrabble over the pecking order until it is established as well just dont interfere unless it is absolutely necessary.
     
  10. NixNoodleNumbat

    NixNoodleNumbat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They all look like boys except for the red one.
     

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