What breed/s and gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PCquest, Dec 3, 2016.

  1. PCquest

    PCquest Just Hatched

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    I got these three from an Amish farm up the road. The black on the right is definitely a rooster because he's crowing in the morning and hearing the others. The other black one has larger waddles but I believe she is a pullet. The silver and black one I'm not sure of sex but I think it's a pullet as well? Also they have some feathers on the feet. Any ideas of breed/s and sex?[​IMG]
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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    They all look like cockerels to me, sorry :( That much comb growth and redness at the age they appear to be is a sign of them being cockerels. As for breed, they're likely all mixes. Amish farmers just raise them for eggs and meat, they don't care about keeping breeds pure or anything like that.
     
  3. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Your black is obviously a rooster.

    So is the silver. Red bars on wings, dead give away.

    The other black one, I can't really see well. You might have hope that is a female...it would help to know how old they are.

    So I think you've got 2 definite roos with 1 possible hen...but if same age as others, she may be a he too.

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  4. JennaMW14

    JennaMW14 Out Of The Brooder

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    Look like all roosters, sorry. :(
    Also probably mixed, as said before Amish don't care about pure breeds. They raise for food not pets, etc.
     
  5. PCquest

    PCquest Just Hatched

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    Thank you all, not really what I wanted to hear on the sex. I just bought a very nice pair of RIR so it appears I have a hen and three roosters, great... those three are about nine weeks
     
  6. PCquest

    PCquest Just Hatched

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    About nine weeks. Thanks. I'll post some closer singles.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  8. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    At 9 weeks...all roosters.

    Sorry.
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