Are 3 of my 8 chickens roosters??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mississippichick, Jun 19, 2008.

  1. mississippichick

    mississippichick New Egg

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    Hi everyone,

    This is my first time raising chickens, and so far I've had great luck. I started with 8 day old chicks and now have 8 healthy 4 month old chickens! Unfortunately, I can't have any roosters, and now my two RIRs and my one BR are looking more and more like roosters. I just need some confirmation on what sex they are so that I can find a home for them, if needed. They are all beautiful and I hate to get rid of any of them! What do you think?

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  2. reallemons1

    reallemons1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like roosters to me.
     
  3. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Yep, those are boys! Handsome barred rock too!
     
  4. peruvian_princess

    peruvian_princess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I second that. They look like roos to me too.
     
  5. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed!
     
  6. scrapmom5

    scrapmom5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are four months old they are pullets. When did they get their watts and when did the comb turn red? My pullets are 3 month and they are just starting the red and the watts and comb are suddenly growing. It won't be long before you start getting eggs if you are not already. You more likely than not would have heard a crow by now if you did have some roos.


    They are beautiful birds.
     
  7. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're roos.
     
  8. pattypenny

    pattypenny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roosters
     
  9. ZooMummzy

    ZooMummzy Queen of the Zoo

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    I'd say roosters too.
     
  10. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    I don't know...they almost look henish to me too if they are 4 months old. I would wait a few more weeks before giving them away just to be sure.
     

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