Hens or Cocks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mrchicken, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. mrchicken

    mrchicken Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 4 chickens, which are all 6 1/2 weeks old.

    Please have a look at these pictures and tell me if you think I have a rooster. I have 2 Welsummers, and 2 White Australorps, which are a combo of an Australorp and White Leghorn.
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    NONE OF THEM HAVE CROWED YET! (Thank God)

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  2. JPHorvath

    JPHorvath Chillin' With My Peeps

    maybe one roo

    white one in the middle

    What breed are they
     
  3. JPHorvath

    JPHorvath Chillin' With My Peeps

    Any other pictures? Heavier leg shanks are also good indicator.
     
  4. mrchicken

    mrchicken Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two Welsummers, and 2 White Australorps. White Australorps are a mixture of an Australorp and White Leghorn.
     
  5. JPHorvath

    JPHorvath Chillin' With My Peeps

    hard to tell in these pictures, our Australop hen has a pretty big comb.
     
  6. Bedste

    Bedste Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welsummers are GIRLS...... the boys are redder very young....... and darker..... Girls start getting the lighter head right away
     
  7. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    They all look like pullets to me.
    Here are some pics of some of my chicks that are the same age.
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  8. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah they look like pullets to me as well, maybe the far back one in the first pic has a larger comb? not sure just looked like it in the pic.

    I have 4 barred rock and 2 BO chicks and you can definitely tell on them and they are only 6 weeks, the roos have alot more red on their comb and wattles, its not always easy on other breeds but they look like pullets to me
     
  9. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:You have a boy, dead center in the first picture.
     
  10. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:The welsummers are for sure pullets. The whites also look like pullets.
     

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