what gender are our chickens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mbu41014, Oct 20, 2011.

  1. mbu41014

    mbu41014 New Egg

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    hi everybody we have just joined and started the chicken journey and were just wondering what sex these chickens are they are about 12 weeks old. none of them have started to crow but i suspect at least one is a rooster:
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  2. DancingHen

    DancingHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Welcome to the forum.

    The bird in the first photo (red and white) looks like it may be a rooster, but I can't be sure. The other two look like hens to me.
     
  3. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks to me like you have TWO roosters...the barred rooster appears to have awfully thick legs, and those tail feathers look pretty rooish to me. Can we have a closer shot of the barred bird? The red and white bird also appears to be a roo.

    The black bird, and the brown appear to be pullets.
     
  4. greenegglover

    greenegglover Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. mbu41014

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    Quote:i will try to get one tomorrow
     
  6. spikennipper

    spikennipper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The only roo I can see is the red and white bird.
     
  7. Animalian

    Animalian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see two hens, the all brown and the black one

    Brown and whitey looks almost definatly roo-ey

    Barred is rather iffy.... those legs are sooo manly! lol
     
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  8. NottinghamChicks

    NottinghamChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Your only Roo is the red and white one so not bad!
     
  9. mbu41014

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    the bar also lets out a clucky sound when it is picked up
     
  10. Mrsfoote

    Mrsfoote Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your barred is a roo as well. Sorry big curly tail feathers. and Big thick boy legs.
     

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