Hens or Roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by RaisingRaptors, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. RaisingRaptors

    RaisingRaptors Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG][/IMG]Hey, guys! You were right on my last two, so I thought I'd check back with my next batch... Tigerlily and Lola (the black ones) are about 7 weeks old and are supposed to be black and silver laced wyandottes. Their combs are pretty flat, but really red... Roos or hens? Strawberry and Pixie are about 6 weeks old and are supposed to be Rhode Island reds. Their combs are still fairly light, but are getting bigger... Roos or hens? What do you guys think? Thanks in advance! [​IMG]
     
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  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, the pictures are a bit overexposed making it hard to see all their combs. At seven weeks their comb is the best indicator of sex. Those with larger, redder combs will, most likely, be the roosters.
     
  3. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    Could use some closer pictures of each chicken in question. Usually Wyandottes are tricky to sex, but any redness at that age would be a roo indicator.
     
  4. RaisingRaptors

    RaisingRaptors Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks chickenlover200 and nchlsschool. I posted closer ones on a different thread, but couldn't figure out how to delete this one. Both wyandottes have very flat areas where their combs would be, but they're pink. [​IMG]
     

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