What gender are these please?

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

  1. Tialena

    Tialena Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, here are my bantams not sure what type they are, was hoping someone could help me sex them please?[​IMG]
     
  2. Alison Pony

    Alison Pony Out Of The Brooder

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    if they have spurs they are roosters
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Not necessarily, I've had several hens with impressive spurs.

    Besides, those birds don't look old enough to exhibit that trait yet.

    OP- knowing their age and having individual pictures of each bird (of the comb, and a full side profile shot) would help us a lot. They look like Cochins, are their legs feathered?
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

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  5. Tialena

    Tialena Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes their legs and feet are feathered, this is the eldest I think is about 8-9 wks?[​IMG]
     
  6. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd guess they're probably Cochins (will have a single comb) or Brahmas (will have pea comb) then. The one up front in your second pic is a splash Cochin :)
     
  7. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    They are still too young to say for certain. I would post clearer pics in a couple weeks.[​IMG]

    Hens can actually grow spurs just like roosters. [​IMG] Spurs are not a safe way to determine gender.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    too young we are not clairvoyants - some folks post pictures as soon as the chicks are dry from hatching.
     
  10. jessivogel

    jessivogel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2 I have a buff Orpington hen that has an impressive set of spurs
     

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