Just can't tell - roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Smarcebird, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. Smarcebird

    Smarcebird Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey all -

    Another newbie here, trying to figure out this rooster/hen business. Already have one unexpected and can't have two, so I might have to make a choice. Hmmmm.

    Got all of these from the same guy, no idea on breed for the black rooster. The others are supposed to be Buff Orpingtons, some mutt genes are in there for sure. Got two buffs that are the main issue.

    Lets call this one chicken A:

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    butt shot - chicken A:

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    This one is chicken B:

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    butt shot - chicken B:

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    Also my first rooster who probably needs a home:

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    Handsome "cheeks" - any ideas what he might be made of?

    My husband will be glad when I can quit worrying this. Oh - and they are almost 4 months old.

    Kinda hard to tell with the thumbnails, but I'm sure you BYC'ers can help me out. You all are awesome!
     
  2. Carrie Lynn

    Carrie Lynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can't help...too new at this.
    But, you can click on the thumbnails to enlarge them. [​IMG]
    Good Luck!
     
  3. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're all 100% roosters. "A" and "B" look like Buff Orpington/Rhode Island Red crosses. The last one is an Easter Egger.
     
  4. orpingtonbabies

    orpingtonbabies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Um... I'm just not sure, but I'd say they're all roos.
    and C is an EE
     
  5. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    All roos.
     
  6. bloom_ss

    bloom_ss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say all roos. That brighter coloring on the shoulders is a pretty good indication and I am pretty sure I also see some saddle feathers.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    All boys
     
  8. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:X2 [​IMG]
     
  9. spikennipper

    spikennipper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep they are all roos.
     
  10. Saltysteele

    Saltysteele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep, a and b both have thin, long saddle feathers = roosters
     

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