Roo or Hen?? so confused!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mrsbubba, May 14, 2008.

  1. mrsbubba

    mrsbubba New Egg

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    Ok I am new here, live in Nova Scotia Canada and decided that my 3 year old needed some kind of animal to look after and she loved chickens (we don't have room for a cow) LOL.[​IMG]

    Ok so we got 9- 1 week old chicks which are now about 8 weeks old and we are trying to figure out whether or not these are hens or roosters.

    Hoping anyone can help! Please tell me "blackie" is a hen! They are Columbia plymouth rock, Australorp, not sure of the other breed got it wrote down somewhere!
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  2. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Columbian Wyandotte sure looks like a roo, and the little one in the last pic definitly is a roo.

    As to the breed in the background(the black and white ones), those are silverlaced Wyandottes. Not sure about the little rooster in the last pic that seems to be turning into a pretty silver, could be a silver phoenix.
     
  3. mrsbubba

    mrsbubba New Egg

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    yes that's the breed Silver Pheonix! Couldn't remember!

    So what about blackie? I'm thinking hen (I sure hope).
     
  4. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hm, the blackie pic didn't show for me the when I checked last time. But now It does and I would say its a hen.
     

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