Rooster or hen? Help

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chickletmomma, Jun 10, 2017.

  1. Chickletmomma

    Chickletmomma Out Of The Brooder

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    IMG_0294.JPG IMG_0297.JPG IMG_0299.JPG IMG_0302.JPG IMG_0304.JPG I have 3 chickens that I am unsure of. I am 95% sure the bantam is a roo but the other two I am hoping are hens but it's not looking good. We already have a bantam roo that will be staying, he is my sons chicken. I started with 11 babies and I know for sure 2 are roos as they have crowed. The other 3 have been silent so far. The barred has the "cocky" attitude but the buff is calm and silent and not pushy at all. So I hope they are girls.
     
  2. AlleysChicks

    AlleysChicks Flock Master Premium Member

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    All of the pics you posted are of boys. Sorry.
     
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  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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  4. Chickletmomma

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    I thought so typically when do they crow?
     
  5. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal True BYC Addict

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    All boys. Age of crowing depends on the individual. They can start very young or wait until 6+ months.
     
  6. ECSandCCFS

    ECSandCCFS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2x
     
  7. Chickletmomma

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    2x?
     
  8. Fire Ant Farm

    Fire Ant Farm Get off my lawn

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    I agree, likely boys. (How old are they?)

    (x2 or 2x usually means they agree with what the previous person said. :D)

    - Ant Farm
     
  9. Chickletmomma

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    I think they are about 7-8 weeks old
     
  10. Fire Ant Farm

    Fire Ant Farm Get off my lawn

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    It's variable with different breeds because of different rates of maturity. But IMHO, at that young, with that much comb/redness, the chances are high that they are boys. Definitely think the buff is a boy with those wattles. Sorry. :(
     

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