Very new to chickens! Hens or roosters?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lily Dust, Dec 9, 2013.

  1. Lily Dust

    Lily Dust New Egg

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    Any ideas? Thoughts? Photo taken at nearly 6 weeks. No idea of breed, possibly a bit of a lot of things!
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Left one probably cockerel, right probably pullet.
     
  3. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    I'm guessing both boys. The one on the right looks to have a rose or pea comb which lessens the wattles. The combs are too red to be pullets at this early in age.
     
  4. 1muttsfan

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  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both look like cockerels to me, based on comb development. As for breeds, the buff one could be a Buff Orpington, but I would need a better photo of the black/white one to take a guess.
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    It looks like you have two cockerels to me.
     
  8. Lily Dust

    Lily Dust New Egg

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    Found this thread again and thought I would update. Left in photo turned out to be a rooster and the one on the right a hen :)
     
  9. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Thanks for the update.
     

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