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Looking for some gender help please!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jmemom, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. jmemom

    jmemom Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone! I'm wondering if you could help me sex a couple of Buckeyes and some BOs. I suspect that I have three Buckeye roos, but I only have heard one of them crowing. Actually, out of the entire group of 19 I have heard only one crow, and I ordered strait run of both Buckeyes and BOs! [​IMG]

    These guys are all 21 weeks old.

    Here are my Buckeyes: What do you think?

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    Here's a general pic of the flock (I ordered pullets of my BRs and have no reason to suspect otherwise...but I'm no expert! [​IMG]) Oh, the BR gal in the middle is my lone survivor of last year's flock, so she is a year older than everyone else.

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    More of the BOs:

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    This one is more developed than the others. I only have a couple that are this red (out of 11):

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    Can't wait to hear some opinions! Thanks! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2011
  2. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All three of your Buckeyes are cockerels. However, I don't see a single rooster in the Buff Orpingtons or Barred Rocks . Your last photo is just a more developed hen. You may want to be on the lookout for eggs!
     
  3. JPinVT

    JPinVT Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. jmemom

    jmemom Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I keep looking for eggs! My last batch of chickens started laying around 21 or 22 weeks. I might keep them in the coop just to make sure they don't start laying in the woods somewhere.

    Thanks for the opinions! Any one else? Is this the general consensus? [​IMG]
     
  5. ceeceeholt

    ceeceeholt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your BO's look a lot like mine, so I hope yours are girls too! I have one that is more mature then others as well!
     
  6. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, I'm with the general consensus on these. The Buckeyes are the only boys I see and the girls look like they're getting ready to start laying. Enjoy!!!
     
  7. cdeen

    cdeen New Egg

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    All the buckeyes are boys. Your flock is such a nice color!
     
  8. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    X3. Nice group of birds!
     
  9. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

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    X3. Nice group of birds!

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  10. Uniontown Poultry

    Uniontown Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:X3. Nice group of birds!

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    x5 BEAUTIFUL BIRDS!!
     

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