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Rooster or Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ziggy55, Oct 1, 2015.

  1. Ziggy55

    Ziggy55 Out Of The Brooder

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    These guys where hatched around the 10th of June...I am thinking they are Roos but heard Buff Orpingtons are very hard to tell until they crow or lay.
    I was going to keep them until one of those happened but they have an incredible opportunity to be rehomed on a big farm as early as tomorrow so I need to make a my decision now![​IMG]
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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Pullets don't start to turn red in the comb until they are over 14 weeks old. Those two look like they've been red in the comb for a while now. If you could get some better shots of the the feathering on their backs, it will help confirm that they are males.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    X 3 you really need, good, clear close ups. Even enlarging your photo we can not see them clearly enough plus hard to try and see around fencing, etc.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Pretty sure they're both cockerels, but better pics will confirm.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree.
     

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