What gender are these?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SunsetMeadow, Feb 19, 2014.

  1. SunsetMeadow

    SunsetMeadow Chirping

    249
    0
    71
    Jan 16, 2014
    And their breed if you could tell me, I'm not sure of it

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
    Please tell me
     

  2. Puddin Fluff

    Puddin Fluff Crowing

    5,362
    364
    271
    Mar 30, 2012
    River Valley, AR
    Just guessing but I would say top one is a barred rock and IT guess girl on all three.
     
  3. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Crowing 5 Years

    6,361
    368
    296
    Jun 10, 2013
    Michigan
    My Coop
    Barred Rock

    Rhode Island Red

    White leghorn

    All look like pullets.
     
  4. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Crowing 7 Years

    6,538
    3,506
    442
    Mar 19, 2011
    NW Oregon
    I guess I'm going to go against the flow here.

    You didn't state how old, but I'm going to assume about 3 weeks of age? (Age makes a difference in my guesses)...

    I think the top one and middle one could be roo's as they are showing pink and significant amount of comb already, and the bottom one is a pullet.

    I agree that they are likely Barred Rock, RIR or Production Red, and either a White Rock or White Leghorn...can't see earlobe color yet....white will be Leghorn, red will be Rock.

    Also, the top barring is a bit messy looking to me...maybe just the lighting...but it may be more of a Cuckoo pattern, which means it is something other than a Barred Rock...it could be a Cuckoo Marans (non-leg feathered American type) as it has that more upright stance.

    My thoughts.
    Lady of McCamley
     

  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    31,451
    3,675
    581
    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    I'm also leaning toward roo on the first two, but that's dependent on age. Please always let us know how old the bird is when you want gender guesses!
    First bird is maybe a bsl, if a rooster.
    Second bird is hatchery RIR, or other generic red bird
    third bird probably a white Rock
     
  6. Wishapup

    Wishapup Songster

    815
    35
    141
    May 1, 2013
    Canada
    I agree. My first thought when I saw the picture of the 1st bird was that it was a Cuckoo Marans.
     
  7. SunsetMeadow

    SunsetMeadow Chirping

    249
    0
    71
    Jan 16, 2014
    Oh well, I shall wait till they grow up [​IMG] , thanks everyone
    I think they're around 4 weeks, since I had them since they were a week old or something
     
    Last edited: Feb 20, 2014

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by