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Roosters or hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ruby Mia, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. Ruby Mia

    Ruby Mia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have two mixed breed chicks, pip a mix of sultan and one of my x- battery hans (not sure what breed she is) and penny a mix of sultan and a grey hen that i have (not sure what breed she is either but you can see in my photos). they are both 8 weeks old and we think penny is a rooster and pip is a hen. i poasted a thread a couple of weeks ago and people thaught the same, but thaught they were a little too young. what do you think they are? here are some pics;

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    [​IMG] Pip

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  2. OldRedChicken

    OldRedChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    I would look at there tail feathers and if they are shiny and skinny and long I would say rooster. I personally think penny is a rooster.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Penny is almost certainly a rooster. Pip is probably a hen, though she could just be a slower developing rooster. Post new photos in a week or two.
     
  4. OldRedChicken

    OldRedChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    hopefully you will have at least 1 hen!
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Penny is a cockerel, Pip is a pullet.
     
  6. Ruby Mia

    Ruby Mia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the replies everyone! hopefully at least we have one hen [​IMG]
     

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