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What gender is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lpiper, May 29, 2016.

  1. lpiper

    lpiper Just Hatched

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    Black Astralorps 7 1/2 wks old. Harder to tell with this breed due to the upright pointy tail. But no comb at all while a bantam has a pronounced comb and is surely a rooster--too bad. Thanks for your help!

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I see no indications of a cockerel.
     
  3. windyhawk

    windyhawk Out Of The Brooder

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    This chicken came from a RIR pullet bin at a small local feed store.. LOL [​IMG] What is it? She is the boss of the coup.

    10 Weeks old today.

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  4. windyhawk

    windyhawk Out Of The Brooder

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    Want to id the genders so I can bring up my pullet count to 8 if I have roos. Two RIR's. Are these hens?

    RIR #1 10 weeks old today

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    RIR #2

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    Aren't my chickens pretty?
    If all my chicky's aren't hens I am going back for more ASAP. Want fresh eggs.
     
  5. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    EE cockerel? Not sure.

    RIR - both look like girls

    And yes very pretty chickens you have. [​IMG]
     
  6. Mindy777

    Mindy777 New Egg

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    It looks like a red sex link. If they were in the pullet box then it's a hen.(The red, Brown, and white one)
     
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  7. windyhawk

    windyhawk Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks much!!

    My daughter is really attached to that 'possible EE cockerel' named "Elfie" so that one is staying but if any more cockerels show up,they gotta go. The feed store that sold the RIR's also had 'Americaunas' so Elfie could have somehow transferred to the RIR bin. All 3 biddies looked about the same when 4 days old, Elfie was just a little more yellow. I wasn't sure about that biddie but DD picked it out and was determined to have it. [​IMG]

    We also have 5 amber link layers from TSC. One is a little larger & challenges Elfie so I am worried about it, but all the amber links look about the same to my untrained eyes.
     
  8. windyhawk

    windyhawk Out Of The Brooder

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    They said 90% pullets. Just wanted to verify. That 'different' looking chicken 'Elfie' is very assertive. I suspect it is not a hen mostly because of it's behavior but since Elfie appears to be a different breed, the personality could come from that. I am new at this.
     
  9. Jenna14Chicken

    Jenna14Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello, I'm thinking this girl is a female EE but I'm not sure because I've heard black and white EEs are male. Anyone have any idea what breed and gender this chickies is? She/he is around 5 weeks I think.
     
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    Jenna14Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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