New to chickens. What is the gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kellywaddell, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. kellywaddell

    kellywaddell New Egg

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    Hi guys. I really hope you can help me tell if I have any roosters here. I'm new to keeping chickens and have had these 4 for about 4 weeks. I have[​IMG][/IMG] no idea who is who and I really need to know as I'm not allowed roosters in my neighbourhood. My biggest 2 are always sparring. Does this mean they are roosters? I'll attach some pictures. Any input greatly appreciated. [​IMG]
     
  2. kellywaddell

    kellywaddell New Egg

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    Forgot to say that they are about 17 weeks old.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The bird in the last pic looks to be a pullet.
    We really need better pictures of the others to be sure. I think I see saddle feathers on the blond-ish bird with feathers on it's legs, but I'm not sure. Same for the gold and black speckled-ish bird. A nice profile shot, including legs and head is best for telling gender.
     
  4. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    The Black and gold one in the middle of the first picture is a rooster. The rest are hens.
     
  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    black and gold one looks like a roo
     

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