Male or female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KipKat, Oct 19, 2013.

  1. KipKat

    KipKat Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,

    I have 6 chickens who are 7 weeks old now. How can I see the difference between a rooster and a hen?
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  2. KipKat

    KipKat Out Of The Brooder

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  3. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

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    They all look like pullets in the pics you provided though they are a little hard to see to know for sure. Individual pics would help.
     
  4. Frizzle13

    Frizzle13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All look quite pulluty to me
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    No one's screaming rooster at this point. This is usually the age the males start getting those big red combs and in a group like yours, would stick out like a sore thumb.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    None of those birds look like cockerels. As Donrae said, a rooster would have a larger, redder comb at this age.
     
  7. KipKat

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  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Ooh, nice pictures!

    Yep, those are all little ladies. The blue/grey ones should be quite striking when they're grown!
     
  9. KipKat

    KipKat Out Of The Brooder

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    That'd be a wonder if they'd be all females! Knowing that those eggs came from a fridge, 440 miles away from my home. They were just a gift, because we had never seen green eggs, but we went to a breeder and it was already a little wonder that there were 6 chicks!
     
  10. Frizzle13

    Frizzle13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what are the breeds?
     

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