Are my Hens, roosters?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ericnash, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. ericnash

    ericnash In the Brooder

    Jun 13, 2011
    I am worried that 4 of my 6, 8 week old chicks are roosters. I asked and payed for pullets, but the comb and wattles on 4 of the chicks are MUCH larger than that of the other two. Is it too early to tell? Do they start crowing soon?

  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    By 8 weeks, most breeds are pretty easy to tell. What breeds do you have? Do you have a picture?

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