Just wondering about these 2

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mamazoucha, Dec 2, 2015.

  1. mamazoucha

    mamazoucha New Egg

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    I bought 10 pullets approx. 4 weeks ago. These 2 seem to look a little different. Any ideas on male or female? Could it be different breed have different feathers and combs. The stock they come from is a mix of sorts. The Hens were Ameraucana, Sussex, Plymouth Rock and Orpington, They were covered by a RIR and Favorelle roosters. The Black one is approx. 23 weeks old and the red one is 21 weeks old.

    Any help on these would be great.

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  2. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both are cockerels...
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    No feathered legs, so the Faverolle was not the father. The fluffy cheeks probably came from the 'Ameraucana' hens. With the yellow skin, those 'Ameraucana' are more likely Easter Eggers. They are both cockerels.
     
  4. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Both Cockerels. :-/
     
  5. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeons are nutty Premium Member

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    I agree, both cockerels, sorry.
     
  6. mamazoucha

    mamazoucha New Egg

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    Thanks everyone that is what I thought, just wanted more opinions then my own novice opinion.

    Any ideas on what to do with Roosters when all you want is Hens for egg production?
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Both are definitely cockerels. :eek:(
     
  8. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    All of our extra roosters are sent to freezer camp. I understand that that isn't an option for most people though. You could try selling/rehomeing them.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    cockerels
     
  10. DeepDishChix

    DeepDishChix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, both are boys! [​IMG]
     

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