What are we?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by plester01, Dec 2, 2007.

  1. plester01

    plester01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are my DH babies that we saved from a sick hen. What are they? DH and I think they are both Roosters.

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  2. bunch-a-chickens

    bunch-a-chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    for roo hen distinguishing check for spurs
     
  3. plester01

    plester01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yea I know, they do not have any spurs yet they are only about 4 months old. The reason I even question wheather on not that they might be roos is I have never seen a hen with tose colors.
     
  4. plester01

    plester01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, does anyone else agree that these are (game) roosters?[​IMG]
     
  5. king2

    king2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they standard or bantams
     
  6. plester01

    plester01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Standard, mom and dad were grey hatch
     
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  7. plester01

    plester01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ggkg
     
  8. newchickmom

    newchickmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would also say check for spurs. My rooster had tiny spur nubs by the time he was 6wks old.
     
  9. plester01

    plester01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    DH says no nubs as of yet and they are about 4 months old. I have just never seen game hens this color before.
     
  10. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Those are game roosters, if their parents were grey hatch. Game hens are much more subdued in color and do not have pronouced combs at that age.
     

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