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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

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    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
    roelof
     
  2. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    #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

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    I agree.
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X3 on that.
     
  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    #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

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    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

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