Leghorns, Rhode Island Reds, spot the roos

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SillyRooster, Feb 19, 2016.

  1. SillyRooster

    SillyRooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We think we have at least three possibly four roos among the eight chickens we got. We got them to be Luke's ladies, he's the grown Red Roo.

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    If only they'd stay still, I could get better pictures.

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  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    The last photo is possibly the only one that helps out, but from that one, and assuming i am seeing things correctly, I'd say the one in the background has more significant wattle and comb development, compared to the one in the foreground, so from that i think one of each.

    Its difficult getting good photos I know, but what would help is if you can get photos of the head of each bird and a side-on photo (so we can see evidence of saddle feather development).

    Maybe our eagle-eyed gender experts will provide more input soon.

    All the best
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  3. SillyRooster

    SillyRooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I'll try to get those angles. [​IMG]
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    In the first picture, the one with fluffy cheeks is male. In the last picture, the bird in back is male.
    Looks like a few are Red sexlik/RIR crosses.
     
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  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on junebuggena's post.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    X 3 Junebuggena's post The pictures make it extremely difficult, we see backs of birds but not combs and fronts, . They are in all different positions.

    The last photo was the best. You need more of that. One bird in a photo and we have to judge from is front view showing comb & side view standing naturally.
     
  7. SillyRooster

    SillyRooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are a bunch of pics of our second younger flock for Luke our (year old ish) RI Red roo. I think 5 might be roos.


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  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    I see three pullets in this picture. The light red in the back left, the one on the ramp, and the one in the back right corner. The rest look like cockerels.
     
  9. SillyRooster

    SillyRooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah... That's what we figured. Thanks!
     
  10. Michael OShay

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    X2 on junebuggena's post.
     

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