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What Gender are these!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Grumpypantsmomma, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. Grumpypantsmomma

    Grumpypantsmomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hatched these from eggs I got from RedRooster Farm here on BYC. They were Double Barred lemon Cuckoo Orpington eggs
    of 6 hatched one passed.
    These 5 will be 8 wks in a couple of days
    Here they are
    1. Light Lemon Cuckoo Orpington
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    2. Dark lemon cuckoo Orpington, not seeing any cuckoo or barring.
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    3. Another light colored bird can't see any cuckoo patterning
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    4. Another darker chick can't see any cuckoo

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    5. and last but not least
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    I am new to the Lemon Cuckoo so please correct me if i am wrong about not seeing the cuckoo pattern in the last 4. I hatched out a black sexlink from an EE Roo over a Barred hen and she has the same sheen to her feathers as the last four and is not barred.
    here is a pic for feather comparison.
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  2. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont see any barring either, they almost look darker than they should be, more buff than Lemon.
    Your first chick looks like a roo. Almost looks like they are sexlinked, barred roos/non-barred hens. You should PM RedRooster Farm with some pictures and ask if they had a non-barred rooster with thier hens.
     
  3. wildriverswolf90

    wildriverswolf90 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like the first 2 are roos and the other 3 girls. I'm not seeing any barring either, and they do look more buff, maybe the barring will show up later?
     
  4. Grumpypantsmomma

    Grumpypantsmomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did that she has only barred Roos covering lightly barred hens, she said she is disappointed because they are all supposed to be barred.
    I think she is in the first generation breeding and still breeding out the non barred!
     
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  5. CRAZYROOSTERMAN

    CRAZYROOSTERMAN Out Of The Brooder

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    its a SHE[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  6. Grumpypantsmomma

    Grumpypantsmomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Which one? LOL! The Barred?
     

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