White Leghorn Cross Gender Guess???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Orpstralope, May 17, 2010.

  1. Orpstralope

    Orpstralope XL College Raised Eggs

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    Here are two chicks that a broody hen in my hen house hatched about 9.5 weeks ago. One has relatively larger waddles than the other and I'm pretty sure that he is a cockeral. However, the other has smaller waddles and I can't tell. Any guesses?

    Roo?:
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    Together:
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  2. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

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    Leghorn Cross... Roo on left, Pullet on Rt.... That's what I think anyway... [​IMG]
     
  3. Orpstralope

    Orpstralope XL College Raised Eggs

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    That's what I'm hoping for! A great pair to give to a good friend in need [​IMG]
     
  4. Orpstralope

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    anyone else got a second opinion?
     
  5. SoJoChickens

    SoJoChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's my guess as well. Roo on the left, pullet on the right. The roo's coomb and waddles are bigger and darker red and he has thicker legs.
     
  6. mandamanderpant

    mandamanderpant New Egg

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    Hello;

    I live in Boone and I was wondering if the hen is for sale?

    Thank you!
     
  7. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    IMO, those are both cockerels. At 9.5 weeks old, my Leghorns hens had almost no combs and wattles. They stayed yellow for a very long time, then it seemed like they grew over night and got red and floppy when they were nearly ready to lay....
    Nikki
     
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  8. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both roosters, one is just more dominant so more developed then the other.
     
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  9. missnu01

    missnu01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At 9.5 weeks neither of them should really have red combs or wattles, so is it possible they are both cockerels?
     
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  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Another zombie thread....considering the birds in question are now three years old, I sure hope the gender question has been answered!
     

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