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Need help identifying gender and breed of this chicken

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by maryuwebb, Sep 16, 2016.

  1. maryuwebb

    maryuwebb New Egg

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    I am new to raising chickens and any help with this is appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    The red ones in the foreground and background of this picture are both roosters.
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    roosters
     
  4. maryuwebb

    maryuwebb New Egg

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    Oh dang! I was hoping for hens. These guys are about 14/15 weeks. When will they be fully mature and start crowing?
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Mixed breed roosters.

    Crowing could start pretty much any day now.
     
  6. maryuwebb

    maryuwebb New Egg

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    Also, the chicken in the background doesn't have a wattle. Do all roosters have wattles?
     
  7. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Nope, they don't all have wattles. If they're bearded oftentimes they won't have large wattles.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Pea combed birds often have small wattles.
    My pea combed blue egger Tom....

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    compared to straight combed Eric....
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  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    mixed breed cockerels
     

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