Hens or roosters

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Animal-lover101, Oct 30, 2015.

  1. Animal-lover101

    Animal-lover101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok so I have a few different thread about weather these guys are roosters but they are just individual photos so here is a group one[​IMG][​IMG] they are all between 4-7 weeks
     
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  2. Animal-lover101

    Animal-lover101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are idividual photos[​IMG] this is blue she/he is an araucana and is now 7 weeks old [​IMG] this is Barny she/he is a barnvelder (I think I have been told other wise ) she/he is now 5-6 weeks [​IMG] this is Candy she/he is a silkie now 7 weeks [​IMG] this is Aussie she/he is a blue Australorp and is 3-4weeks
     
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  3. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    The second and fourth are cockerels. I suspect the silkie may be as well but silkies are hard to sex.
     
  4. N F C

    N F C got coffee? Premium Member Project Manager

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    I agree with #2 and #4 as cockerels. Not sure about the other two.
     
  5. Animal-lover101

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    Thanks guys I had a felling they might be cockerels
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    # 2 & 4 and the silkie
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Blue looks to be a pullet at this point. Barnie and Aussie are cockerels. I think it is too young to tell with Candy; especially since young Silkies are notoriously hard to sex, even with experienced chicken owners. I would suggest re-posting Candy (and Blue's) pics again in about 3-4 weeks. By then their gender should be much more obvious.
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  9. Animal-lover101

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    Hey guys I have a question. Blue and Aussie (pic 1&4) have been fighting flaring up thier hackle feathers! Candy and Barny have done joined in at time but only once or twice. The fighting usually happens when they are out free ranging. Does this mean I have all Roos [​IMG]
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    No. Even hens will fight like that to establish dominance.
     

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