Are my chicks roosters or hens??

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dova1030, Mar 16, 2017.

  1. dova1030

    dova1030 Just Hatched

    Mar 16, 2017
    I recently got 3 Road Island Red chicks from my local Tractor Supply. They were straight runs and I'm just trying to figure out if they are roosters or hens. They are almost 4 weeks old now. I attached some pictures below.[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2017
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    Much too early to tell.
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! Congratulations on your new chicks :clap I too have agree that it's too early to tell yet. I'm sure if you post some more pics of them in a few weeks in our what breed gender section members will be able to help you ~

    Good luck with your new chicks and enjoy your time here on BYC :frow
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Hello from Kansas, dova1030, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock! I agree - they seem quite young to know definitively. Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC!
  5. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Hello, and welcome to the forum! I am so glad you decided to join us today, and I hope you will make yourself at home here and enjoy it as much as I have! :frow

  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under dova1030 [​IMG] Welcome!

    I agree that the What Breed or Gender Forum will be your best bet in a couple of weeks time.

    You might want to also pop in and say hello on your local thread: ‘Find your State’s thread.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    [​IMG]When they are 6-8 weeks of age please post new photos of them at "what breed or gender is this." they will be feathered out by then and easier to determine gender.

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