Roo or Hen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by foghorn86, Nov 29, 2012.

  1. foghorn86

    foghorn86 Out Of The Brooder

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    I do not know breeds or exact ages, but i would guess all are under 6 months... Can you please tell me wheather the chickens are Roos or Hens? if you would like you can guess on breeds as well...
    I gave two examples/pictures of each chicken in question. please give your opinion and reason why you chose the gender you chose. I want to learn.
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  2. krackowpolish

    krackowpolish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all of them are roosters except for the white one on the bottom (white leghorn). the roosters have saddle feathers, spurs, bigger curly tail feathers,bigger combs than hens, thicker legs then hens, and are larger than the hens.
     
  3. foghorn86

    foghorn86 Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you for your input krackowpolish!
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    all are roos for above reason not sure on the last white one but its not a leghorn, they have yellow legs
    the white and black with yellow legs looks like a barred rock
    the orange with black tail looks like a new hampshire
     
  5. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    these are saddle feather on young cockerals, they start coming in at 3 months, they also get pointed hackle(neck) feathers
     
  6. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    those are all cockerels
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Can't see the white one enough to be sure, but the rest are mixed breed roosters.
     
  8. foghorn86

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    thank you everyone for your input. i am getting to exchange my roosters for hens next week. YAY!
     

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