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Is this a hen or cockerel. Also what breed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hc8906, Nov 21, 2013.

  1. hc8906

    hc8906 Hatching

    Oct 26, 2013
    Hi everyone,

    I rehomed some chickens and was told that they were all hens but after looking closely at them all I now think 2 maybe cockerels but im not sure. I also dont know what breed they are as the person that I rehomed them from couldnt remember.

    If anyone could help me I would be very grateful. The pictures I have arent that good. Its the 2 big brown ones.



    Many thanks
    Last edited: Nov 21, 2013

  2. imogene08

    imogene08 Chirping

    May 12, 2013
    Do you have better pictures? I don't know this breed but in the second picture it looks like saddle feathers coming in
    Last edited: Nov 21, 2013
  3. Gender: rooster Breed: Buff Brahma
  4. keesmom

    keesmom Crowing

    Jul 28, 2008
    Brahmas have yellow, feathered legs and pea combs.

    I think they could be buff Sussex, depending on the OP's location. They are also cockerels.
  5. hc8906

    hc8906 Hatching

    Oct 26, 2013
    Will upload better pictures tomorrow. Also they are 5 to 6 months old
  6. I don't know, they are tough to call. At first glance the tail feathers scream cockerel but they have a lot of fluff on their backsides for a rooster and their combs aren't very developed for their size.

    Breed Guess : New Hampshire

    Gender Guess: Hen or late blooming cockerel
  7. Oh duh! I always forget they have feathered feet. I have never had them so..

  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Those are absolutely males, sorry. Not sure on the breed, the color is I think buff Colombian, not sure what breeds come in this color.
  9. Brandi Leigh

    Brandi Leigh Songster

    It does look like they might have saddle feathers.

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