1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

Roo or hen??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by whychickens2, Mar 19, 2017.

  1. whychickens2

    whychickens2 Out Of The Brooder

    94
    8
    41
    Sep 20, 2016
    florida
    I have two golden neck d uccles one is all white. Im starting to think they are Roos..... They are about 5-6m old
    ..any thoughts??

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

    15,867
    3,453
    436
    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    They are both hens.
     
    1 person likes this.
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    32,640
    5,392
    556
    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Both are pullets.....(not hens until one year old [​IMG] )
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

    15,867
    3,453
    436
    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    Getting me on a technicality? [​IMG]
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    32,640
    5,392
    556
    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
     
    Last edited: Mar 20, 2017
    1 person likes this.
  6. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    1,873
    328
    236
    Jun 23, 2013
    Hilo, HI
    AGREE with the above, on both issues [​IMG] Pullets
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    23,603
    1,310
    396
    Jul 24, 2013
    Both are females.
     
  8. whychickens2

    whychickens2 Out Of The Brooder

    94
    8
    41
    Sep 20, 2016
    florida
    Lol thank you!! I meant pullets. On the white one her face is turning so red i thought for sure she might be a he....
     
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2017
  9. cknluv

    cknluv New Egg

    1
    0
    6
    Mar 21, 2017
    Two Isa Browns. Sex linked. Looking to be more white than Brown/red. Are they roo's? 5 weeks approx. [​IMG]
     
  10. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    32,640
    5,392
    556
    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Isa's can be a wide mix of red, brown, and white.
    If those birds don't get a lot redder in the comb and wattles by 6-7 weeks, I'd say they are pullets.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by