I need help roos or hens?

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

  1. beverlyl

    beverlyl Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello I can't tell if the white leghorns are roosters.. I'm hoping that they are hens. I can tell the barredrock(sp?) is a rooster but is the barredrock that is by itself a hen? It is not as big as the other roos and I bought them all at the same time. Thanks any help is appreciated. Beverly
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  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Mu guess is, the lighter colored BR in the last pic is a roo, the other BR's are hens, and I believe all the leghorns are hens as well. BR roos are lighter and have little to no black on the legs; then hens will have black "wash" on the fronts of the legs and feet. It would help if you gave age, and made better pics of legs and saddle and hackle areas on the leghorns.
     
  3. beverlyl

    beverlyl Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank You. They are all a little over 19 weeks.[​IMG]
     
  4. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    All hens, except for that lighter barred rock roo
     
  5. cthrash1

    cthrash1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice flock... I only see one roo as well
     
  6. aussieheelr

    aussieheelr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:second that vote!
     

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