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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Leisl, Mar 22, 2018.

  1. Leisl

    Leisl In the Brooder

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    Hi - I am from Cape Town South Africa - we have had our four (hopefully) hens for just over a week. I am a little worried that one may be a rooster, but as they are only around 2-3 months old I am having difficulty in sexing them. Also not sure of the breed - I think the two grey ones are silkie/Potch Koekoek crosses, and the smaller white one is a white leghorn/silkie cross - I think! The largest one - the possible rooster - appears to be along the lines of a white leghorn. Could anyone help with me with figuring this out? :) Not the greatest pic - but trying not to disturb them too much at this stage. upload_2018-3-22_10-40-15.png
     
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit Premium Member

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  3. Leisl

    Leisl In the Brooder

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    Thanks so much!
     
  4. R3bauer

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    :welcome This is a great place to learn and meet great people.
     
  5. Leisl

    Leisl In the Brooder

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    Thanks so much!
     
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  6. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Free Ranging

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    Hello :frow Welcome to BYC! I hope you enjoy the site.
    If you post some clearer pictures (on the Breed or Gender forum) you should get some helpful opinions. Best of luck with your (hopefully) pullets!
     
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  7. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager 5 Years

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    :welcome so glad you have joined us.

    Do post the question in the what gender/breed forum to get the best opines.

    For each -- post each with it's own pic - for gender it's best to get several pics or at least a side view close up.
     
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  8. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Enlightened Premium Member Project Manager

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  9. 007Sean

    007Sean Enabler Premium Member

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    Howdy Leisl:welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
     
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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    Looks too heavy for a leghorn maybe a White Rock. Also leghorns grow large combs
     
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