Roosters or Hens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by woodguy, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. woodguy

    woodguy Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been on a few hatchery websites and have seen pictures of what were labeled hens but they had waddles and good sized combs.
    I am confused now as to what I have! Tell me what these are please. They are all about 8 weeks old. Sex & breed if you can....thanks!

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    #3...this one is huge compared to all the others.
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  2. Namble

    Namble Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think 1 and 2 are pullets, and 3 is for sure a roo! As for breed, I think 1 is a White Leghorn pullet, 2 is a Red Sex-Link pullet, and 3 (the roo) is a New hampshire Red. Does he crow ever?
     
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  3. woodguy

    woodguy Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:No crowing from that one ever....My black sex link seems to be the only one crowing.
     
  4. SeaHen

    SeaHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think #1 could be a White Rock pullet because of the red ears, #2 is either a New Hampshire Red or Red Sex-Link pullet, and #3 is hmmm... probably a NH Red roo.
     
  5. ve

    ve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All 3 are Boys.8 weeks old girl dos not have comb.First and second boys look Golden Sex Links.Red boy probably is Production Red.Did you get them from person or from hatchery?
     
  6. dolly85

    dolly85 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are only 8 weeks old they are most definitely all boys. I've had some roosters wait until 6+ months to crow.... give it time.
     
  7. chickaddict

    chickaddict Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they all look like roos to me
     
  8. woodguy

    woodguy Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:We got them all from a farmers market. I thought they may all be boys.
    .....anyone want to buy any roosters?
     

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