Roos or Hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NewChicksOnTheBlock, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. NewChicksOnTheBlock

    NewChicksOnTheBlock New Egg

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    Hi, I’m a new chicken owner from Southeast Minnesota. I really need help figuring out if I have baby roos or baby hens. We think we might have at least one roo and we are curious if anyone more knowledgeable can help us out. We aren’t sure how old they are, but we’ve had them for a month. They are about 4-6 weeks old.

    Hedwig, Barred Rock
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    Camilla, Easter Egger
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    Coral, Buff Orpington
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    Stella, Barred Rock
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    Olive, Easter Egger
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    Clementine, Buff Orpington
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  2. Morgan7782

    Morgan7782 Dense Egg Goo

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    Olive reminds me of a SLW.. Cool colors!! Wish I could be more help [​IMG] the Barred Rock combs are big, but don't see any redness. I can't remember how big my girl's comb was around that age lol
     
  3. jjparke

    jjparke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would guess Olive may be a male others all look female to me
     
  4. cterbizan

    cterbizan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BRs are girls it doesn't matter on the comb just the color the males are more like white with little black strips and females are black with white strips unless they are mixed. I can't really tell whether I see red or if it is the lighting on the Orps but they look pretty female to me. The EEs I have never been able to tell until they get to be about 4 months I have 9 and have no clue on 7 of them.
     
  5. cterbizan

    cterbizan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sorry double post
     
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