Is there any chance of a girl in my flock?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickencoop97, Aug 11, 2014.

  1. chickencoop97

    chickencoop97 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone! I've been wondering about the genders of my 2 month-old chickens here. 3 of them are leghorns (the whites) and the brown one I don't know the breed. Any info regarding there gender? Thank you guys I'd really appreciate it.

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  2. David Normandy

    David Normandy Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, I have white longhorns and they can be hard to decipher as the hens can have huge combs and long perky tail feathers. I've found the best way is to compare them with others, looking for a bigger comb, larger feet etc for roosters. Although from what I can see these guys look pretty rooster-like. Have you noticed any roo-like behavior? From my experience these chickens can begin to crow as young as two months so listen for those funny noises.

    Here's a good article: http://sustainablescientist.net/2013/09/03/the-many-signs-of-rooster/

    and a discussion from BYC:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/218307/what-are-the-early-signs-to-distinguish-roosters-from-hens
     
  3. kikithebird

    kikithebird Chillin' With My Peeps

    females tend to have floppy combs but there are exceptions it is not the best way but if can work
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Your white birds are all males. The red could be a female, but we'll need a better pic to be sure.
     
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  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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