Roos or hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Coop de Grass, Mar 9, 2017.

  1. Coop de Grass

    Coop de Grass Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG]Hi all,

    I've been having fun with my chicks this winter/spring. I have 2 roosters, 1 Bielefelder and 1 Crested Cream Legbar, and lots of chicks. Some of them I know are hens, but there are some that I just am not sure about,,,

    Your opinions would be helpful!

    Dec 20 hatch date, True Blue Whiting, same bird, 2 photos.
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    January 20 hatch date: Mixes: Roo is either Bielefelder or Crested Cream Legbar, Hens are Buff Orp, Rhode Island Red, FBCM, Black Australorp, Silver Lace Wyandotte, Easter Egger, Bielefelder, and Crested Cream Legbar

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    Any opinions would help. I think that the last photo is a hen. At least, I'm really hoping that it is because I named her Peaches!
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Anything with a red comb at 2 months of age is a rooster usually, also at 3 months too. So I think they are all roosters.
     
  3. Coop de Grass

    Coop de Grass Chillin' With My Peeps

    About 20 minutes after I posted, my husband informed me that two chickens were fighting... I looked out to see the True Blue Whiting doing the rooster dance around a young Bielefelder pullet! I guess I have the answer to photos 1 and 2!

    I am curious if anyone thinks that the last photo is a roo??? I think that all the others are roos, but I'm not sure about the redhead!
     
  4. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    If the last one hatched out 7 weeks ago it is also a cockerel. Too much comb color for that age to be a pullet.
     
  5. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    All male.
     

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