Partridge penny help please

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by journey's end, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. journey's end

    journey's end Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are these both boys? Or is the little one a girl? They're about 12 weeks old now.

    I'm pretty sure this is a boy. He's got the saddle feathers and coloring.
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    This is the questionable one. It's the same age, but due to splay leg at birth didn't grow as well at first and is catching up now. The coloring is different and no saddle feathers that I see, but the comb is big. The tail feathers are not there, I assume because it's close to the bottom of the pecking order.
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    This is both together. On the right. The size difference is noticeable here.
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  2. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington!

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    I think they are both roosters. The other one ought to have different coloring if it was a hen.
     
  3. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Overrun With Chickens

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    I say two cockerels too. That comb is way too big for a girlie.
     
  4. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    Definitely roos - 12 week old pullets don't have large combs & wattles - pullets' combs get get larger & redder right before they start laying.
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    2 boys.
     
  6. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agree both boys
     
  7. REINABUGY

    REINABUGY Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agress also, both are males.
     

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