Hoping! My little girl's flock! Pullet or Roos??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mamajones, Mar 30, 2017.

  1. mamajones

    mamajones New Egg

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    Hi! My 10 year old daughter has always wanted her own chickens, my husband purchased 8 and she has been amazing at caring for them, with a little help :) he was told one (larger chick) was a white Leghorn, 3 were Silver Leghorns and 4 were assorted Bantams. We are not for sure on age and/or gender. Her Roos will be re-homed and she's terrified of this, which is giving this mommy anxiety! Can you help? I don't know what to think! Also, when do you think they could move outside...they're getting really wild!!! Thank you so much!! :) [​IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. mamajones

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  3. mamajones

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    Anybody? Sorry, I've probably did this incorrectly. New to site.
     
  4. RevaT1987

    RevaT1987 Out Of The Brooder

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    I think they are still a little young, but I am not as experienced as others here so someone else might come along and be able to help you better. I do think chick 2&4 are roos, your first pic. Is hard to tell. Good luck!
     
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  5. mamajones

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    I have no experience! My husband said the guy at the hatchery guaranteed them to be pullets (said daughters school chicken she incubated ended up an aggressive Roo) she went crazy for a week when he was rehomed. Just hoping not too many are Roos. Thank you for your help. #2 is the White Leghorn and its co siderably bigger than the bantams, I almost lost one of the Bantams so there is one that is considerably smaller. I questioned the same Bantam as you (#4) THANKS AGAIN:)
     
  6. RevaT1987

    RevaT1987 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 5 bantams that I am having trouble pointing out the roos, they are about 5 weeks old and every day I change my mind on who is a too and who is a hen LOL most hatcherys will not sex bantams because they are too small and they can be injured.
    Hopefully they all turn out to be early blooming hens. Its hard to say because I can't see any waddles. Post another picture in a week or two and it should be really obvious by then! Good luck!
     
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  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    No one's jumping out as a cockerel at this point, but it's really to early to say for sure.
     
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  8. mamajones

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    Thank you all! I'll keep watching and crossing my fingers and toes :) I'll check back. Site is addicting, I've got so much chicken info! :)
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You didn't mention their age, which is very important. Please post new photos when they are around 8 weeks old.
     
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  10. mamajones

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    I am unsure of their age, we have had them 4 weeks and they were well developed when we got them but just little babies. The White and Silver Leghorns were quite a bit bigger even then!
     

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