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roo or hen??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by creativeann, Jun 5, 2016.

  1. creativeann

    creativeann Out Of The Brooder

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    EE... I can't tell if they are roos or hens.
     
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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    How old?
     
  3. creativeann

    creativeann Out Of The Brooder

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    I am not completely sure... prob about 8 weeks now. When I got them the lady said they were 3 weeks old but they didn't look anything like the other 3 wk old chicks I had.
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    Could you get clearer pictures in natural lighting? I think you may have one or two cockerels.
     
  5. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Watch how they act towards each other.
    Cockerels are always chest bumping, kicking and just being cocky.
    Pullets can be pushy but not like the cockerels.
    Red combs are a sure sign you have Little Roosters in the making!
     
  6. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    watch how they walk, roos tend to strut and are more upright, hens aren't [​IMG]

    the red one and the 2 yellow ones are my hens, you can kind of see how they walk, the white one is my roo
     

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