What do you think? Male or Female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by justin&shelley, Jan 13, 2012.

  1. justin&shelley

    justin&shelley New Egg

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    I have these 2 copper black morans and are to both be female but am asking if you can help me to determine. The guy i bought them from said if I have a male he will exchange for a female, if I take one back, I want to be able to pick a female so any ideas as to how I will know when I'm picking will greatly help as well.
    Thank you for any assistance.
    I think the chick with larger legs and less feathers is a male but if I pick a new chick, is that enough to go on ?
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  2. Highlander

    Highlander Tartan Terror

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    They both look to be cockerels.
     
  3. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    Usually the bigger comb is the cockerel, and the cry baby also. But when they get older you'll notice the comb getting redder [​IMG] I don't know if this is really true but usually the darker the eye is its a female and the lighter is a male, from my experiences.
     
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  4. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My experience is very limited, but they both look like cockerels to me.
     
  5. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    Their faces look innocent like cockerels [​IMG]
     
  6. AccentOnHakes

    AccentOnHakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree; both look male to me.
     
  7. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    Pretty soon they'll try to fly out of their cage! Be careful! [​IMG]
     
  8. justin&shelley

    justin&shelley New Egg

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    They already try and flap out of the cage, but in the picture I have the mesh lid off just long enough to get a few snaps.
    Thanks for the reply so far, unless I hear anyone with a for sure, on male or female(if a for sure even exists at this point) I will have to wait till I see an egg or hear a doodle do.
     
  9. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    When chick figure out how to use their wings they'll use them as much as they can!
    And.. [​IMG] from the chicken coop!
     
  10. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how old are your birds? I am going to say they both look like cockrels too. I had a hard time with my BCM too, and posted lots of pictures. This is one of my girls...she is more feathered than the birds in your photos, so I am guessing she is slightly older...look how small and pale her comb is compared to yours.

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