What Are We? Breed and Sex...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by agentzoey, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. agentzoey

    agentzoey Out Of The Brooder

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    I got eggs from a farm where they didn't separate the breeds. This was an incubation project for my daughter's school.
    Any guesses? And thank you!

    The brown one w/tufts on its cheeks, "Mei Mei" looks like an Americauna to me but roo or pullet?
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    The darker brown one (who has an iridescent green tail feather) is "Chuck" or maybe "Charlotte"?
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    And the black one w/the poofy head, "Willow" (who I believe is part Silkie due to extra toes and a poof on the head) has always been sweet and lets us hold it but seems to be picking on the others. Roo or can we tell yet? Breed?
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    The third picture, "Silver" I just don't know what it is [​IMG]
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  2. SweetMissDaisy

    SweetMissDaisy Chillin' With My Peeps

    What a fun mix of birds!! LOVE the poofy headed barred one named Willow -- so crazy! [​IMG]

    First one looks like my EE pullets at about that age, but I've also had slow-to-mature males look like that as well. Maybe I'm seeing some longer saddle feathers? If so... roo...

    Same with Chuck... longer saddle feathers? Hard to tell... What a character tho!
     
  3. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first 2 are cockerels. Pic 1 is an EE, pic 2 and 3 are silkie crosses. The last one is a pullet, can you get a full body shot?
     
  4. agentzoey

    agentzoey Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks both of you!
    I will go out and see if they'll cooperate for another photo shoot [​IMG]
    So, do we think #3 (Willow) is a pullet? If she is, she's kind of mean to the others.
    Stay tuned.
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  5. agentzoey

    agentzoey Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok....here's more:

    Full body shot of Silver:

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    Willow again cuz what's the sex?

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    And I added funny little Sunny for fun:
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    Thanks everyone!
     
  6. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    silver looks like a boy to me and willow looks like he might be getting sickle feathers in? (they are narrow pointy feathers)
    and sunny is a pretty girl [​IMG]
     
  7. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Now seeing the body shot, silver's a cockerel. The second one looks like a cockerel. The last one is a pullet.
     
  8. agentzoey

    agentzoey Out Of The Brooder

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    I think you're right Julie...I always had a sneaking suspicion since Silver was a couple weeks old that he was a "he" So that means out of 9 we have 5 cockerels!
    Thanks everyone for your help [​IMG]
     
  9. EricShane

    EricShane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    little sunny looks like shes mixed w. OEG and Silkie
     

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