Hen or Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by atm21, Oct 26, 2016.

  1. atm21

    atm21 Chirping

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    I have a few chickens that I hatched about 11 weeks ago. I was curious if anyone could tell me if the black and white ones are male or female? Their father is a Rhode Island Red Rooster. I have a handful of hens[​IMG] of different breeds.
     

  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    Could you get individual pictures? The white and black one with its head looking up looks like a rooster.
     
  3. atm21

    atm21 Chirping

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    I have this pic if that helps [​IMG]
     
  4. Cel45

    Cel45 Songster

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    We need individual pics of each bird in question. Full body.
     

  5. atm21

    atm21 Chirping

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    Could you get individual pictures? The white and black one with its head looking up looks like a rooster.
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    I have a few Rhode Island white hens, do you think they are golden sex link roosters? Online I haven't seen any sex links that have the white and black. I also have barred rock, golden sex link, black sex links, and possibly red sex links hens that crossed with my RR Rooster.
     
  6. atm21

    atm21 Chirping

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    Ok I'll try and get some better ones tomorrow. Thank you!
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The three I see look like males.

    It's late and I'm getting fuzzy, but I'm thinking there's some sex linkage going on. Gold father, must have been silver hens, and you've got silver male offspring. Not sure where the barring comes in, but if the rooster doesn't have any, then the hens did and they're sex linked that way also.
     

  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    You are correct. If you get silver chicks, and the rooster is red/gold, then they must be red sexlinks.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    sounds good to me
     

  10. atm21

    atm21 Chirping

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    So I'm a little confused sorry. You believe that my gold sex link hens are silver and gold sex links. Then they crossed with my RR Rooster and produced this?
     

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