Roo or hen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hunterblu123, Aug 6, 2010.


  1. newchickmom09

    newchickmom09 Songster

    Jul 15, 2009
    ARIZONA
    Pic #1 didn't work
    #2 roo
    #3 roo
    #4 roo
    #5 pullet Maybe a buff orpington
     
  2. hunterblu123

    hunterblu123 Chirping

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    They are 4 weeks old. How can you tell roo's from hens?
     
  3. OrpingtonManor

    OrpingtonManor Building the Castle

    Nov 15, 2008
    Martinez, CA
    1. pullet
    2. roo
    3. roo
    4. roo
    5. pullet, Buff Orp

    these are straight-combed varieties. if a straight comb shows any signs of redness and growth at this age (and wattles!) they are going to be a roo. #s 1 and 5 both have pale combs with no red. most likely pullets.
     
  4. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Songster

    Nov 24, 2009
    Mississippi
    I think too.
    1-pullet
    2-roo
    3-roo
    4-roo
    5-pullet, BO
     
  5. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

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    I am going against popular vote on #1, I think it is a cockerel from the coloring, it is more blurred like a male BR.
    The rest I agree, roo, roo, roo, BO pullet.
     
  6. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Songster

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    For sure
    pullet
    roo
    roo
    roo
    pullet , buff orp like stated
     

  7. hunterblu123

    hunterblu123 Chirping

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    Thanks. I think out of 50 chicks I have 3-4 pullets great. At least they were cheep.
     
  8. I-Have-Happy-Hens

    I-Have-Happy-Hens Songster

    Jun 16, 2010
    Carrboro, NC
    1: Hen

    2: Roo

    3: Roo

    4: Roo

    5: Hen
     

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