Roo or hen?

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

  1. sanderslm

    sanderslm Out Of The Brooder

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    Our little chicks are now 4 weeks old. When we got them he sexed them all except the two Cooper marans. Originally I wanted a rir room but there was none in the hatch so we got a buff Orpington roo. He said if we got a roo out of the two Cooper marans we could bring one back and he would give us a hen. [​IMG]
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    It is too young to tell gender. I would post new photos in a few weeks.
     
  3. sanderslm

    sanderslm Out Of The Brooder

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    OK I will thank you! I was asking bc I believe I can see the difference with the other roo. The chick in the pic above was just like our bo roo. Tail feather just starting to come in the wings are different than the others and they have been smaller than the others. [​IMG]
    This is our other roo I believe.
     
  4. sanderslm

    sanderslm Out Of The Brooder

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    These are some pics of the other chicks[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
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    [​IMG]
     
  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    Some chicks can be sexed from an early age while others you have to wait and see. The first chick is one of types that you have to wait and see.
     
  7. sanderslm

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  8. sanderslm

    sanderslm Out Of The Brooder

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    OK thank you!
     
  9. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    At 5-6 weeks increased size and color of wattles and comb should tell the tale on the males.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    Wish I could see the last photo better - too shady
     

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