How many roosters in this pic

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tdgill, May 1, 2009.

  1. tdgill

    tdgill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the one on the right is def. a rooster I know... but the one on far left is developing far more faster than the hen in the middle...IF the one on the left is a hen...

    the rooster on the right looked like a rooster for some time now, but the one on the left just started really maturing...is it possible that its a hen and maturing faster than its sibling in the middle?
     
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  2. pinkfeather

    pinkfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old????
     
  3. tdgill

    tdgill Chillin' With My Peeps

    3 months today
     
  4. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2007
    MERRY LAND
    How old are they if all the same age, I would guess the one on the left is a hen, and thinking about laying.
     
  5. Chickndaddy

    Chickndaddy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2007
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  6. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    far right is definitely a roo, see the feathers in front of the tail? They are thin and pointy, they are sickle saddle feathers. Can't see the saddle feathers on the one on the left.....got another pic?
    3 months, probably too young to lay....
     
  7. Farm Frenzy

    Farm Frenzy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guess is the two on the left are females, and the right one is definitely a male.
     
  8. tdgill

    tdgill Chillin' With My Peeps

    I thought the rooster was maybe from a different batch as he was a tad bigger to begin with...but not sure. Thinking the other two are also that same age...got them all together

    is it possible that the two hens(?) are just developing like growth spurts - differently?
     
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  9. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2007
    MERRY LAND
    Quote:now you have me second guessing, 12/13 weeks seems a little early for pullet, but also seems late for roo to start developeing too. I will stick with my first guess, 2 pullets one roo.
     
  10. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    could easily be a slower developing roo.....I have it happen all the time....
    do you have another pic so I can see those saddle feathers?
    without a pic I am going to say 2 cockerals and a pullet.....

    eta- his neck feathers are also a shade darker....along with some of the wing feathers....
    I don't have this breed but it just seems like a cockeral to me [​IMG]
     
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