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Someone is crowing in the HEN HOUSE!!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Al's Chicks, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. Al's Chicks

    Al's Chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Are either of these a roo?? I've heard crowing the last few mornings, but I thought I only had girls!! They are almost 5 months old and no eggs yet (or from the others who are the same age and look more pullet-ish then these two).
    Please tell me I have a talented girl who can crow!

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  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    I know for a fact the last picture is a roo-those tail feathers are a dead give away!
     
  3. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    Don't know about pic #1 but #2 is definately a roo. Pointy hackle feathers, pointy saddle feathers and a roo tail.
     
  4. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Oooo- I think they're both roos. Need a better pic of the cochin's back end to be sure.
     
  5. Al's Chicks

    Al's Chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Crap, I guess I've been in denial. I bought 6 "female" chicks from a lady who said she could sex them. This is the 3rd one she got wrong!!!
     
  6. Al's Chicks

    Al's Chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Are you serious???? I'll see if I can get a better pic...
     
  7. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Your gold laced is a rooster.. Like sonew123 by the tail but all so the red in the bow of his wing, the sickles feathers and the hackle feathers..
    I might be wrong but the cochin could be a rooster also ..

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  8. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:Im agreeing on the cochin too:-( Im sorry you need to talk to that lady who said she could "sex" them...
     
  9. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    How long has the cochin had the big wattles & red comb? It could be a female just about to lay- but Ihave some the same age and they've still got pinkish combs.

    Where are you at? I'd trade you a splash hen for him (if it's a him) [​IMG]
     
  10. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    I think I see saddle feathers on the Cochin too...sorry, but I think you have 2 boys.
     

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