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Roosters or Hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by phishless13, Feb 6, 2015.

  1. phishless13

    phishless13 Out Of The Brooder

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    These are Rhode Island Reds at 11 weeks old and I am guessing potential Roosters... Four out of five had the black stripe on their heads but four of them appear to be Roosters so I am throwing the black stripe sexing logic out the window.. Don't mind the GLW'S in the pictures. They are photogenic...[​IMG]
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  2. Pyrex

    Pyrex Out Of The Brooder

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    All of those with the small, yellow-ish comb are probably hens, the rest are most likely roosters.
     
  3. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All the RIR that are pictured are cockerels
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree as well.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm thinking all cockerels, also. If there's one you think is a pullet, try getting a shot of just her.
     
  7. phishless13

    phishless13 Out Of The Brooder

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    I will post a picture of her tomorrow. Now i just need to figure out how much longer to let them grow before i..... The GLW's are all hens i believe. 5 GLW, 5 RIR, three barnyard mixes and some FBCM, BCM and BO in the bator... Praying for a good hatch with the Marans. The dark chocolate eggs can be tricky.:cd
     
  8. phishless13

    phishless13 Out Of The Brooder

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    So here is a picture of my RIR hen next to what you all believe to be a cockarel. I will be naming her Lucky Lucy.[​IMG]
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed.
     

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