Three Chickens: Hens or Roo's

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by meusoc, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. meusoc

    meusoc Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all,


    We are newbies to both chickens and this site and we are looking for a little help. We bought 4 chickens this past spring in hopes of getting some eggs from them as well as pets. We supposedly bought 4 hens but as of this morning when I heard loud crowing coming from the coop area I assume I have at least one rooster. Ive attached 3 pictures of 3 different chickens in hopes of someone telling us if they are Hens or Roo's.

    All the chickens are about 16 weeks old and the pics are of 2 RIR's and 1 Americauna. The two RIR's have very small nubs where the Surs would be.

    Thanks in advance..

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/105628_photo.jpg
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/105628_photo-2.jpg
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/105628_photo-1.jpg
     
  2. Highlander

    Highlander Tartan Terror

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    They all look like boys to me. [​IMG]
     
  3. GoldenCometLady

    GoldenCometLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am sorry! They all look like roos to me too:([​IMG]
     
  4. cluckler

    cluckler New Egg

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    im not sure about the 2nd one, but the first and third are definitely roosters.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    All roosters.
     
  6. PorkChop

    PorkChop Out Of The Brooder

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    Don't think you are going to get many eggs from these chickens, they all look like boys to me... sorry.
     
  7. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    Nah, I think the second may be a hen... the other too, roos...
     
  8. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    All look to be boys.
     
  9. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    all definitaly roos!
     
  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    All pictured are cockerels.
     

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