What kinds of chickens are these???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by benchguy57, Aug 8, 2014.

  1. benchguy57

    benchguy57 New Egg

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    So I bought six chickens of my buddies neighbor whoa was moving, I live in the city so they are supposed to be all hens.
    The last photo will be a dark reddish brown chicken that crows every morning at 6:00 am could it be a rooster?
    Thanks for any help on my girls.
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    6) this one crows every morning at 6:00 am[​IMG]
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    3- easter egger - possibly roo
    4 - black sex link
    5 - what does the comb on this bird look like?
    6 -easter egger and, yes, that is a rooster -
     
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  3. benchguy57

    benchguy57 New Egg

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    Here is a picture of the white chicken's comb [​IMG]
    If anybody lives near St. Louis Missouri and wants the rooster can have him.
     
  4. Basskids08

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    3 and 6 are cockerels , all other pullets,
     
  5. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Is that bird #3 behind the white bird in the new picture? If so even more roo-ish from that shot...
     
  6. benchguy57

    benchguy57 New Egg

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    Yes. #3 is behind the white bird in the new photo.
    How can you tell? What are some of the things you look for to tell the difference?
    Thanks for your help.
     
  7. donrae

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    These two birds are roosters. They look young-ish, so wouldn't surprise me if both aren't crowing yet. You can tell gender by the coloring, tail feathers, combs and, well, the crowing is always a sign [​IMG]
     
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  8. Aragon

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    I agree. Look at the posture of the Roo in photo #3. Very tall, erect and proud, that's not a normal look for a hen.
     

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