Male or female

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by shicken1icken, Mar 24, 2017.

  1. shicken1icken

    shicken1icken Out Of The Brooder

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    Can someone tell me if my Buffs are hens or not? I think the Barred Rock is a rooster, but I'm not terribly sure.[​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. shicken1icken

    shicken1icken Out Of The Brooder

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    The Buffs.
     
  3. ChickenChild8

    ChickenChild8 Just Hatched

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    The barred rock is definitely a rooster. Pretty sure most of the buffs are hens. That's just what they look like to me but I'm positive
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Everyone looks female to me. A better pic of the barred bird would confirm, but I'm not seeing any rooster traits from that pic. Looks like she should be laying literally any day now.
     
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  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  6. shicken1icken

    shicken1icken Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. I actually found a brown egg in a nest this morning(which is the color a buff would lay, right?). I figured the Buffs were both hens, and even from a young age thought the Barred Rock was male.
     
  7. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    All hens.
     
  8. -Wirth-

    -Wirth- Out Of The Brooder

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    The barred rock and buffs look like they are all female to me. The barred rock and buffs should all lay brown eggs I believe.

    How old are they?
     
  9. shicken1icken

    shicken1icken Out Of The Brooder

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    They are about 5 to six months.
     
  10. -Wirth-

    -Wirth- Out Of The Brooder

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    I think you can expect a lot more brown eggs to start coming within the next few weeks.
     

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