New to this. Could these be Roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Tauns, Jun 9, 2016.

  1. Tauns

    Tauns Just Hatched

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    We got 5 pullets on April 23 from the local farm store. The oldest was 2 weeks, youngest was 1 week. We had a cocka-doodle-doo start a few mornings ago. We need help seeing which one it could be! Also: we have 3 inherited hens. Only 2 are laying. 1 stopped laying about a year ago (RIR). Could she be turning male & crowing?

    Jules: About 8 weeks old, Ameraucana

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    Captain: About 9-10 weeks old Rhoade Island Red

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    Vader: About 8.5-9 weeks,Black Sex Link

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    C3PO: About 8-8.5 weeks, Ameraucana

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    Luna: About 7.5-8 wks, Blue Andalusian
    (Really hoping it's not her...she's a favorite of many especially my chicken whisperer 11 year old - very attached!)

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  2. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    Hi there. [​IMG]

    Usually males will get a redder comb first, and it's hard to see the combs on some of your birds. Can you post a single face shot on each bird? Especially your Easter Eggers, which were sold to you as Ameraucana.
     
  3. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    My money is on C3PO or Captain as your culprit... :D
     
  4. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    [​IMG] Me too. Want comb closeups before I make my guess.
     
  5. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    :highfive:

    And I want to see the tail bases... :lau
     
  6. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    As in looking for saddle feathers?
     
  7. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Yep! Almost looks like either/or has some, but can't see clear enough...
     
  8. Tauns

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    C3PO

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    Jules is tricky to get pictures of & honestly have a hard time in pictures deciding if it's Jules or C3PO darker back feathers change in pictures based on light but here are the best 2 I have.
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    Let me know what more you need & I'll work on getting pictures of it tomorrow
     
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  10. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Hmmm... still hard to tell...

    But I will say, Vader and Luna are pullets, no worries...

    Still think it's C3PO or Captain... C3PO's comb is pinkest, but something about Captain keeps making me wonder...
     

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