Hens or roosters?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SJWit, Mar 27, 2017.

  1. SJWit

    SJWit Just Hatched

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    We got 12 chicks from TSC on March 1st. I'm new to the whole chicken momma thing and so far I love it. 3 of our chicks are red sex links. All of the others were unsexed. We're pretty sure we have one Amberlink rooster and 2 hens. He's bigger, has a redder comb and darker feathers than the other two.
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    We have three Rhode Island Reds. My hubby thinks one is a rooster also but they all look the same to me. Would love to hear what other more experienced chicken families think!
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    Finally we have two Australorps. We lost one in the first few days. Sweet little thing. Not sure about these two either. Opinions would be appreciated! :)
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  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    White ones---rooster on the right. red ones for sure a rooster on the right---middle might be one too----black ones---rooster on the right. Is what I am seeing.
     
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  3. WyoChickies

    WyoChickies Out Of The Brooder

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    I see a lot of cockerels. If you really did get red sex-links- then the white birds are all boys. The right ones in all three pics look like roo's to me, but it's early yet.
     
  4. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    She/he got 12 chicks these are the other 8(one died) besides the sex-links. Stated in the post.
     
  5. SJWit

    SJWit Just Hatched

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    As PD-Riverman said, I did not take pics of the red sex-links, these are the others we got. Thanks very much!
     
  6. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chicken Obsessed

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    Amber links are sex links...I'm confused now. We're talking about the white birds, or not?
     
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  7. WyoChickies

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    Sorry! I can't read, apparently.
     
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  8. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chicken Obsessed

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    Aren't Amber links feather sexed?
     
  9. SJWit

    SJWit Just Hatched

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    No. They were unsexed when we bought them and we're pretty sure we only have one roo there. The one on the right has a bigger redder comb and different color feathers on his back.
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  10. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chicken Obsessed

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    He's definitely a boy. Not color sexed, feather sexed. Everything I read said they are.
     

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