Possible Roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kt0628, Jun 11, 2017.

  1. Kt0628

    Kt0628 Hatching

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    IMG_5155.JPG IMG_5156.JPG IMG_5157.JPG We have a handful of RIRs and one barred rock - looking for confirmation if these are all Roos please ! They are all 9-11 weeks old.
     
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Crowing

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    The three your showing are all male. No single comb female will have red in comb at this age. They don't start reddening until point of lay which may at earliest be 16 weeks but usually 20-24 weeks of age.

    Only males combs, with single comb breeds, show red as chicks. By 7-10 weeks of age it's obvious by comb color alone.
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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  4. Kt0628

    Kt0628 Hatching

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    Thank you - That's what we were afraid of.... at least we have 12 hens?? lol
     
  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    All three are cockerels.
     
  6. BantammChick

    BantammChick Crowing

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    They all look like cockerels.
     
  7. alexa009

    alexa009 Crossing the Road

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    Yep, cockerels.
     

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