Pullets or Roos? (Cross bred)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by amysflock, Sep 22, 2009.

  1. amysflock

    amysflock Chillin' With My Peeps

    112
    0
    129
    May 8, 2008
    Tenino, WA
    Hi all,

    I hatched 19 chicks on June 11th and still can't gender ID these two. The dad was a Black Australorp and moms were Red Sex Link or Black Sex Link. Of the 19 I have 9 confirmed roos and most were much slower to develop their saddle and hackle feathers. One has a paler face and tiny wattles but both look to me like they have hackles and saddles developing. I've had some picking so they have tail feathers missing, so can't confirm from that.

    I'm trying to rehome 8 of 9 roos but will hold onto these two if they're actually pullets!

    Thanks!

    [​IMG] #1

    [​IMG]#2

    [​IMG]Both together (#1 in back, #2 in front)
     
  2. sbarab

    sbarab Chillin' With My Peeps

    349
    3
    121
    May 25, 2009
    Conroe, TX
    I say #1 Rooster [​IMG]
    #2 hen [​IMG]
     
  3. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

    2,378
    18
    199
    Dec 8, 2008
    Glendale, AZ
    I think they're both roos - pointed saddle feathers.
     
  4. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

    May 8, 2008
    North Carolina
    My bet would be 2 boys.
     
  5. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    6,026
    15
    263
    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
    boys all around!
     
  6. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

    4,394
    33
    253
    Mar 23, 2008
    Bailey, Mississippi.
    Both are cockerels. 100%
     
  7. spikennipper

    spikennipper Chillin' With My Peeps

    893
    21
    141
    Jul 25, 2009
    Kent, UK.
    Both roos.
     
  8. texasbartrambaby

    texasbartrambaby Chillin' With My Peeps

    540
    1
    141
    Dec 3, 2008
    Tulia, Texas
    All roos! Pointed saddle feathers!
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by