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Are all of these really roosters?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Tee Lolly Farm, Jan 31, 2017.

  1. Tee Lolly Farm

    Tee Lolly Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    I ordered an assortment of 24 rare breed straight run chicks. They are now 20 weeks old. I'm afraid 1/2 of them are roosters. [​IMG] I have someone coming to pickup the roosters tomorrow, but I want to be sure I'm not giving away hens. Do you mind helping me out and confirming my suspicions? Thanks!

    2 Welsummers
    2 Blue or Splatter Andalusians?
    2 Silver Laced Wyandottes
    1 Easter Egger
    2 Turkens
    1 Speckled Sussex
    2 Cuckoo Marans


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  2. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Yep, all of the pictured ones are roosters.
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    All very clearly male.
     
  4. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, they all are roosters.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, all cockerels.

    I must say, for a straight run, an actual 50/50 split is kind of remarkable!
     
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  6. Tee Lolly Farm

    Tee Lolly Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    Yea, thanks for the input. I'm so disappointed. I've invested a lot of time and money into these guys. I was hoping that I was wrong. I think from now on, I'll fork out the extra cash to get all females. Lesson learned! Thanks again for the help!
     
  7. Tee Lolly Farm

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    @donrae I was shocked! From most people I talked to with chicken experience, they said it was quite a crazy thing to get so many Roos. It is the Year of the Rooster, maybe that's just extra luck for me? Haha.
     
  8. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    I learned my lesson from 8 drakes and 4 hens.[​IMG]
     
  9. Tee Lolly Farm

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    @goldenflight Oh man! [​IMG]
     
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  10. tinakevin

    tinakevin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did the same. I ordered 10 silkies and got 6 roosters. I kept 1. My hubby told me next time pay the extra lol. But unfortunately we can't always do that
     

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