6 week hens or Roos???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Munozchicks, May 3, 2017.

  1. Munozchicks

    Munozchicks Just Hatched

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    Hi everyone!! Our family is new to raising chickens and where we live can not have roosters, I keep looking online at other pics of hens and Roos but still not sure and would like to be 100% sure before we have to get rid of the roosters cause we all got attached to them!! Thanks in advance!!
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  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    The most accurate time to sex them is 8-12 weeks
     
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  3. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    Some could be roosters but I thought one of my hens was a rooster and she wasn't. I would say keep them all until you hear crowing or see an egg lol
     
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  4. Munozchicks

    Munozchicks Just Hatched

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    That's what we're going to do but I thought I take a chance of others expertise! [​IMG] I want them all to be hens!!
     
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  5. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    Ahhh that makes sense. A few do like they could be roos but you never know
     
  6. Chickeggdiction

    Chickeggdiction Out Of The Brooder

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    Best guess is 1 through 4 look to be hens, no doubt about 4 definite hen. 5 and 6 could be roos but it's still a little early to tell the red wing feathers are making me think roo.
     

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