Hens or Roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by onesillychicky, Nov 8, 2015.

  1. onesillychicky

    onesillychicky New Egg

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    My chicks are now 6-8 weeks old. This is my rooster Link. [​IMG]
    Our youngest chick, Silence a buff silkie cross
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    Amercuana X #1
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    Amercuana X #2
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    White leghorn X #1
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    White leghorn X #2
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    Red ? X #1
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    Red ? X #2
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  2. BirdHead

    BirdHead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Leghorn #1 looks like the roo of the two. Guessing by comb and stance.
     
  3. BirdHead

    BirdHead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Day old chicks could sex by wings,and within one two weeks I'd sex em by holding them by their legs and the ones who try pulling up are the roos and ones whom don't the pullet but I have had an instance a hen do it while a chick. More so a 75/25 guess. At their age you can guess by behavior, comb, stance, aggression towards others.
     
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  4. onesillychicky

    onesillychicky New Egg

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    Any thoughts on the other?
     
  5. BirdHead

    BirdHead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The ameracaunas you should be able to tell the male should have a more profound comb, the silkie and reds I can't really see or tell all to well. And my "ameracauna" chicks I have, have straight combs with points growing right now at 4-5weeks with the "hen"s growing faster.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm seeing a lot of little cockerels.....

    pullet (pretty sure, not positive)
    pullet
    cockerel (again, pretty sure but not positive)
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I agree with Donrae, too many cockerels

    and possibly two pullets
     

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