We have 6 chickens which are now around 7 weeks old. We got the following breeds (two of each): Australorp, Rhode Island Red and Speckled Sussex (other not pictured). When we got them as day old chicks we were told that it's not possible to sex them at this age and if we got any roosters, we would be able to return them to the seller at 12 weeks.
I'm completely new to raising chickens so it's hard for me to sex them but it seems to me that 5 out of the 6 chickens are roosters. I think the only hen is the Rhode Island Red on the milk crate. I'm really hoping the Australorps next to it is a hen too but it's starting to look more like a rooster? It's developing more comb and wattle, even though they're much lighter in colour and smaller than the other Australorps. What do you guys think? As I'm a newbie I am just not sure.
We do not really want to return the roosters to the seller. Could it be problematic in the future though with so many roosters even though they've been raised together from babies? They are also free range during the day and we are thinking of adding more hens (sexed this time).
Thanks so much!