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Too soon for the Hen or Roo game?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SteveSS14, Sep 27, 2014.

  1. SteveSS14

    SteveSS14 Out Of The Brooder

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    I let one of my girls sit on 5 eggs - 2 weeks ago all 5 hatched. She was sitting on 3 easter egger eggs..... one large brown egg I believe was from a black sex link and a smaller brown egg I believe was laid by a buff orpington. The rooster is a RIR.

    Is it too early to play the hen or roo game?

    here are the chicks with my guesses. . . .

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    I think Rooster.....

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    Im guessing Hen....

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    Rooster???

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    Hen???

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    and since I really dont want any more roosters -- this one will probably be a rooster too!
     
  2. ThePRfan

    ThePRfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same.I think that black handomse chicks a roo.Its combs very yellow.when he grows it will be a dark red.That's your first sign.I say cock.The others look like pullets,but magic happens,ya know!




    Good luck.
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Yes, it's too early, however, my gut reaction to the first one is cockerel. If that was in my coop, I'd call it right now.
     
  4. SteveSS14

    SteveSS14 Out Of The Brooder

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    3 weeks and 2 days........
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    rooster

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    rooster?

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    pullet?

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    pullet. . . . . . .

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    pullet?
    could only get one picture each of the last two -- they were looking to get back into the coop. . . .
     
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    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  7. PoultryQueen101

    PoultryQueen101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Based on the tail, feathering, and comb these are my guesses. Cockerel 100% Pullet Pullet Cockerel Pullet
     
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2014

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