Roosters or Hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kroder, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. kroder

    kroder Out Of The Brooder

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    I have posted about these chickens before to see what kind they were. It was determined that they are a Brahma cross. Now I would like to know what sex they are. I am having a had time telling. I am leaning towards one rooster and 2 hens. They are about 20 weeks old. No one is crowing. They have pea combs. Any ideas?
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  2. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    I wouldn't say they're a cross, but rather just hatchery quality Dark Brahmas, that being said, they would all three definitly be roosters since the color pattern for Dark Brahma hens and roosters if very different.
     
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  3. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    I am not sure of the crosses.
     
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  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm no expert, but 2 for sure look like roos. (1st pic and 3rd pic) The 2nd pic it's hard to tell pullet or roo behind in development. I'm leaning toward roo though.
     
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  5. ve

    ve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agre with RAREROO
     
  6. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Hens !!!!!
     
  7. karabbitry

    karabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How on earth do you get hens, please explain your thinking. [​IMG] They are 100% all roosters as other has said because of the color pattern. The females would be laced and a silvery gray, not black with white shoulders.
     
  8. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree. They just look to be hatchery-quality dark brahma roosters.
     
  9. Kim_NC

    Kim_NC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Agreed. Regardless of the Brahma coloring, for sure the 1st and 3rd pics show pointed saddle feathers and pointed hackle feathers. That means Roo.
     
  10. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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