Any chance that this is a hen? or rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by damawalker, Jun 28, 2011.

  1. damawalker

    damawalker New Egg

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    We are new to this chicken thing. Acquired 5 hens to produce eggs for the family and to give my kiddos some appreciation for where there food comes from. Got our first 5 at 2 months, supposedly all hens, turns out that three of them were roosters. They were replaced by the seller, and now I am feeling like this one may be a rooster as well, although we have noticed no crowing. Any input from all of you experienced chicken farmers would be appreciated! Thanks
     
  2. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    Roo
     
  3. GardenGal

    GardenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm a chicken newbie as well, and have been reading up on how great roos can be for your flock. I'm pretty sure I have a roo as well, but as long as he continues to get along with the girls, I will most likely keep him. He's sure cute, anyway!
     
  4. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    Roo. Comb, battles, pointy hackle feathers, nice saddle feathers. Boy without a doubt.
     
  5. Moosnanny

    Moosnanny New Egg

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    I'm new at this hen/rooster thing too. My granddaughter picked 6 baby chicks, and so far we think 5 of the them are roosters. But after looking at some pics online. Now I'm even more confused.. We were told that the chicks were Banhams.. They are small.. Hope my bbf can help me this weekend. She has alot of chickens. Just wanted to say that you are not alone. Maybe we can learn together..
     
  6. Love my Critters!

    Love my Critters! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Agreed!
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Yes, no question you have a rooster there.
     

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