Very confused about gender of these chickens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by albert7777, Oct 2, 2014.

  1. albert7777

    albert7777 Out Of The Brooder

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    These 2 were originally kept by neighbours who fed them quite badly (just oatmeal...). Neither have laid an egg or crowed, although the bigger one has done the egg song and done some weird calling out in the morning which sounds different from a rooster crow but is still annoying. The larger chicken is 11 months and the smaller 10 months.

    Breed ID would also be helpful but I think they are Cornish Xs even though they are so old already....

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    Please be quick cause my mom wants to get rid of the larger one if she gets no indication that its a pullet.

    Thanks in advance :)
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    You will need to take full body shots showing the entire bird, tip to tail including legs, in order for there to be any sort of good gender assessment....the head shots are not sufficient.

    ETA - top bird appears to be a white leghorn.
     
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  3. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    First pic a roo, second a hen. The poor diets probably left them a bit out of sorts hence no eggs or big roo attitude... That my thought any way
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    However, the first bird does look like a rooster from what I can see and the second bird looks like a hen.
     
  5. albert7777

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    Ok I'll go get them out of the coop ASAP and take some pictures then.
     
  6. albert7777

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    Here is the smaller chicken
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  7. albert7777

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    You guys were right... the larger chicken just crowed :/

    How should I get rid of it humanely??? Council laws prohibit roosters.
     
  8. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

  9. albert7777

    albert7777 Out Of The Brooder

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    I can't bear to eat it or perform surgery on it, my hands are extremely shaky.

    I might try a no crow collar and if that doesn't work I will resort to giving it away.
     
  10. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    Sounds like a plan...
    So what's a no crow collar?
     

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