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My Backyard hy-birds

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Roelof, Oct 31, 2014.

  1. Roelof

    Roelof New Egg

    Oct 26, 2014
    I never got involve with forums but in the week that i started to interact with in the Australopian community or thread...my knowledge grew in terms of possibilities....up to now the knowledge ac-cure from different sources left me with the impression that the reason for my diffrent chicks was because of the hy-line 36w bloodline just to later suspect the australopian and a pure bred hence the backyard hy-bird are born for sure not the first nor the last to do so.....

    How ever i need some advise on identifying the chickens as roosters or hens as with my luck it looks like all are roosters......

    I made a video cause photos are a bit difficult when there having a mind of there own...under neath are the video and you will see i numbered the chicks so that the comments can easily be matched up to which chick is a rooster and which not....

    Thank you for your help
  2. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2011
    Lebanon Ohio
    1- pullet
    2- pullet
    3 roo
    4 roo
    5 roo
    6 most likely a pullet
    7 pullet
    8 Pullet likely

    Still pictures would help a lot, just head shots from side and front. How old are they? Age can change the gender guesses a lot
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    #3 and #4 look like definite roosters to me. I'm not sure on #5, but I'm leaning towards cockerel. The others appear to be pullets.
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    I agree.
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    May 14, 2014
    X3 on that.
  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    Apr 23, 2014
    At our lodge
    My Coop
    #3 and 4 are your roosters. Never judge gender by spurs though. Hens can get some pretty long spurs while roosters sometimes get very small ones.
  7. Roelof

    Roelof New Egg

    Oct 26, 2014
    I tried to get some photos for you guys to get a better look at the little ones but i just cant get them to pose for me ,here they jumped up to get a peek in a a empty cup...

    There 2 months old the last hatch-ling came out on the 24 August.

    I tent to agree 1 and 2 seems like hens and 3 and 4 are definitely roosters if you look at there fearless attitude but 6 seems for me to be a super slow grower which the books describes as roosters but she is so shy i sometimes feel she may be a hen...

    Thank you once again to take the time to help me .
  8. XxMingirlxX

    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2013
    Lancashire, England

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