One of my hens just Cockadoodledoed ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by motorboy, Jul 29, 2008.

  1. motorboy

    motorboy Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 29, 2008
    River Falls, WI
    One of my hens just Cockadoodledoed ?

    I ordered a bunch of meat birds that are now in the freezer and 3 hens, mcmurray also threw in a “free exotic bird” The hens are numbered as follows (I think)
    3. Free Exotic?
    4. ARAUCANAS (I think this hen crowed? And it is starting to look roosterish! Did they make a mistake or have I in identifying them)

    The last 2 pics are #3 and 4 respectively

    Last edited: Jul 29, 2008
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    You are right on 1 and 2....but...3 is your EE ( ARAUCANA) and 4 is your freebie. I cant really tell, but alot like a silver pheonix...and a ROO!!
  3. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    1 & 4 are roos.
    Your 'free exotic' is an Easter Egger.
  4. purr

    purr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2008
    east freetown, ma
    Don't ya just love McMurry, NOT!
    My supposed maran that looks more like a barred rock than a Maran but has flesh colored legs, is supposed to be a she but in the last 2 days comb has gotten very red and today managed a full cockle-doodle-do.
  5. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    I'm going through the same thing. My group from McMurray seems to 1 by 1 be turning out to be a roo. Thank goodness I paid extra to have them sexed, ugh. I hope when its all said and done I have at least a dozen that are hens. Hopefully in a few weeks I will know for sure.
  6. Jolyn

    Jolyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2008
    Northern California
    Your BUFF LACED POLISH is very pretty!! I love the coloring!!
  7. amyquilt

    amyquilt Serama Mama

    May 17, 2008
    Amarillo, TX
    Quote:I agree with this determination.
  8. GopherBoyFarms

    GopherBoyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    Vancouver WA
    Quote:I agree with this determination.

    I agree with this and the #4 is Roo, no wonder he crowed
  9. chickenfanatic

    chickenfanatic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2008
    deming new mexico
    justusnak hit the nail on the head thats what they are preetty sure here on my part
  10. motorboy

    motorboy Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 29, 2008
    River Falls, WI
    WHAT? My Polish is a Roo! This is disappointing news. How can you tell? There is no comb, is it because it is so skinny. I didn’t think Araucanas were so dark, that is what threw me off there. Not a pure bred though, Hugh. I just looked at some pictures and do you think my #4 could be a Silver Leghorn? Here is a link:

    anyone wants to trade pullets for my roos near River Falls, WI let me know.

    Thanks for everyone’s help!

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