What breed and gender are these?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Adolfo Sanchez, Oct 27, 2013.

  1. Adolfo Sanchez

    Adolfo Sanchez Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone, I have a couple questions, I got these to chickens as babies about four months ago, without knowing the breed or the gender, could you guys help me out, I'm very sure the first one is a rooster, and I would think the second one is a hen if it wasn't for the tail feathers, they look very rooster to me, any inputs? what breed do you think they are? and are they the same breed? Please help. :)



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  2. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    I think the top is a roo and the bottom photo is a hen (even with the funky tail feathers...which could be from molting, just weird feathers, or the roo pestering her too much).

    As to breed...I'm not sure. They don't look like my Delawares, might be Light Sussex?

    I leave the question to breed to others.

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  3. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those are hatchery Delaware chickens rooster over hen.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    They could be hatchery quality Delawares, or they could just be mixed breed birds with barred ancestry. The first one is a rooster, the second I'm thinking hen but not positive. Why are their feathers so bad looking? Do they have more space than those cages?
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    The top bird is a male, the bottom bird is a female. They look like hatchery quality Delawares.
     
  6. Adolfo Sanchez

    Adolfo Sanchez Out Of The Brooder

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    yes, I just put them in the cage to take the pictures and then back to the coop.
     

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