Too many roosters! Is this a hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Bantu, Mar 22, 2017.

  1. Bantu

    Bantu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Still debating Rose-Ross sex.. My bantam rooster is trying to seduce it. This has me puzzled. Hatched 1-14. [​IMG]
    But than Brody needs lots of hens! [​IMG]
    If fact he really likes the ducks and the guinea too. Hoping to figure it out asap. My rooster ratio is way too high. So younger boys need new homes. :hit
     
  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The black one looks like a hen to me.
     
  3. sparton

    sparton Out Of The Brooder

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    Check the neck feathers. Roosters tend to have long pointed neck feathers where hens are short and rounded. From picture it looks like hen; also comb and wattles look small. Another teller is checking for the spur. If your rooster is trying to make sweet sweet love to it; she is probably a hen or you have a very randy rooster.
     
  4. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pullet
     
  5. Bantu

    Bantu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The big girls tend to chase Rose -Ross. around a bit. I was hoping she was a she. I love this baby especially. She hatched with a unabsorbed yolk and covered in a sticky mess. I held her for hours keeping the yolk moist until she absorbed it. Than the work to remove the "glue " from her down. She literally slept in the crook of my neck cupped in by my hand her first day of life. So even if she crows Momma will find a place for him. One or two of her brothers will go.
     
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  6. Bantu

    Bantu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Then how about Cricket? Hatched the same day. This one is a light Brahma ( mom) with black Copper Marans ( dad ). Do I dare hope. :fl
     
  7. Bantu

    Bantu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any idea on these 3.. Well Einstein is a boy ( barred Rock mix ) the other 2 are the Brahma + Brody and Dark Cornish + Brody. Hatched 2-14.:fl

    Was told the light one was female so still hoping the other one is also please Lord 1 boy from this group. I fall in love with the boys! :(
     
  8. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    Pic a bit fuzzy but guessing by the combs the one on the left pullet & the one on the right cockerel....Unable to make out the feathering due to angle on the one on the right
     
  9. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    Can't see the combs of the one on the left & right (pullets ?), the center one looking cockerel...guessing. They're still young, read on a thread that 'if the comb is down to the beak or past the beak it's a male, if it's stops at the beak or above it's a female'. Just one of many guessing methods.
     
  10. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The comb is pretty pink for only 10 weeks old, and it's still a bit young for obvious male feathering.
    This one is definitely a boy.
     

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