Male or female??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jessierose, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. jessierose

    jessierose In the Brooder

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    So...
    I posted a few weeks ago about a NO EGGS problem with my four new hens. They still have not layed and now two of them are looking suspiciously Rooster-ish and one is crowing.
    I'm posting pictures of the two that I am unsure of.

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  2. jessierose

    jessierose In the Brooder

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    Oops. Here's the other one.

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  3. pattypenny

    pattypenny Songster

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    males I think.
     
  4. vtsarahb

    vtsarahb Songster

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    roosters!! how old are they?
     
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  5. jessierose

    jessierose In the Brooder

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    A bit over five months. So....I gotta get rid of one of them now??

    And, I bought them from a chicken farmer who's been doing this for 20+ years! Is it that hard to sex a young chicken?
     
  6. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    roos! sorry :-(
     
  7. Beautiful roosters ! Don't feel bad, I got ripped off this year, too.

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  8. Riocotesei

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    They look like roosters to me. Do you have to get rid of them? Keep one so you can hatch eggs!
     
  9. vtsarahb

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    yes, it's tough to sex very young chickens. How many hens do you have?
     
  10. jessierose

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    I have 2 hens, I guess. I hate to get rid of one of these "new" roosters!
     

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