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What gender and breed? Any guesses?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pionot12, Aug 8, 2013.

  1. pionot12

    pionot12 New Egg

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    I have two chickens born may 8. I am pretty sure the one with long black tail feathers is a rooster but the smaller one has started to crow. Do I have two roosters?


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  2. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    If it's crowing at this age 99.9% of the time it's a cockerel.

    They look like splash and lavender (front) Ameraucanas.
     
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  3. pionot12

    pionot12 New Egg

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    That is what I thought. No eggs for me! I will have to get them girlfriends.
    My daughters class hatched these chicks as a science project. I was told they were Rhode Island reds. From my research I knew that was not true.
    Thanks for your help.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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  5. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Wow lucky :) RIRs are sooo not what they are. lol

    They must have come from coloured eggs. Blue.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Pretty roosters. If you need to rehome them you should be able to get them a decent home, as they're not just run-of-the-mill birds.
     

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