10 wk old Black Copper Marans

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Alicat4244, Nov 25, 2017.

  1. Alicat4244

    Alicat4244 Songster

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    Pretty sure I know the answer but would like y'alls thoughts before I rehome ..... cockerel?? 9921.jpeg
     
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  2. pineapple416

    pineapple416 Songster

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    Yes definitely a cockerel.
     
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  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    If its 10 weeks of age, oh ya you've got a cockerel there.
     
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  4. 8 Chicks 1967

    8 Chicks 1967 Songster

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    10 weeks...They boys have it.
     
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  5. Alicat4244

    Alicat4244 Songster

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    Pretty much what I was thinking.. I'm actually wanting to keep him but the older he gets the more my older guy don't like him. That's what made me almost positive he is a boy
     
  6. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    Mature roosters will see young, up and coming cockerels as a threat. The mature rooster will keep putting the cockerel in his place until he learns it.
     
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  7. Alicat4244

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    Well that started today lol I felt bad for the little guy
     
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  8. Gray Farms

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    He'll learn quickly and figure out his place in the pecking order. If the rooster get to rough you may have to separate them. But if you intend on keeping them together in the long run. Its best to leave them alone and let them sort it out.
     
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  9. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    They'll work it out with time and space.
     
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  10. Alicat4244

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    We free range .... only have 10 hens as of now . Is it possible they will be Ok? Everyone always tell me no to 2 roosters I would love to keep him though. I'm only a little more than a year in on raising chickens and learning as I go . I have 1 coop that houses 20 chicken so I have the room to keep him and 47 acres for them to roam though they stay on the same 2 by my house:hmm
     

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