Serama's - Hens or Roosters???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by smoothmule, Aug 30, 2009.

  1. smoothmule

    smoothmule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At 50 days old, can someone here tell me if I have roosters or hen Seramas?
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  2. smoothmule

    smoothmule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm keeping this little Serama whether a rooster or a hen [​IMG] I'd love it if they were both hens.

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  3. smoothmule

    smoothmule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just for fun, here is the size difference in my littlest serama chick (lil yellow baby)and my Americauna/Maran cross (tall fuzzy chick) chick. They were hatched the same day [​IMG]

    They "LOVE" their hamster waterer. It's the cleanest, easiest, cheapest way I've ever found to water my chicks. I keep 2 or 3 full and they suck them dry and climb over each other like calves to a bottle when I refill them.

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  4. luvchicks8

    luvchicks8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    both look like roos to me but I don't have any Seramas so just a guess
     
  5. ems_chick

    ems_chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    both roos from what i see [​IMG]
     
  6. smoothmule

    smoothmule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the replies. I just wasn't certain. I looked at some online photo's of hen's/roosters and wondered. I noticed some of the hens had fair sized combs and some roosters with very tall combs. I know they're young but wondered since they mature earlier than other chickens I thought I might be wrong. I am selling the black one and keeping the tan one then.

    I'm really hoping the younger one is a hen then, but if not, I'll keep it long enough to decide if it's better in type and keep the better one and buy a couple hens. They don't fuss or fight with each other so I was hopeful they might be hens.
     
  7. austinhart123

    austinhart123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:is the younger one the white one?

    can u post a better pic of her for me?
     
  8. smoothmule

    smoothmule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both of the one's feathered out are evidently roosters. The little one is 3 and a half weeks old. It's the one with the "giant" black chick.
    Here's a better picture. What do you think? Too young to tell? These 2 were hatched the same day [​IMG]

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  9. smoothmule

    smoothmule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can try to get a better picture tomorrow of the little guy/girl
     
  10. smoothmule

    smoothmule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's dark but they're under their light so I snapped one. The color is off but you can see the face/comb. At nearly a month old, does this look like a hen? or can I expect there may be a sudden development of a comb later? I need to go back and look over my pics of the 2 little roosters.

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