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Are these ALL cockerels? -_-

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HeatherTheMommy, May 24, 2016.

  1. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Am I really that unlucky and got all boys? These were sold to me as black sex links but theyre definitely australorps. I will never buy chicks from tractor supply again!
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  2. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like it,but i would wait,thats insane.
     
  3. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im SO annoyed because i already have 3 boys from my other 6 chicks. Now i have 8 or 9 roos if these are all boys. No clue what to do with them all
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Sell them, or eat them. Australorps tend to be nice boys, so you may be able to find homes for them. If not, they are good sized birds that make a decent meal.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    Hope you can find good homes for them
     
  6. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I still can't believe this. I sell my eggs mostly and need more laying hens because i have a lot of customers. Thats why i went with a sex linked chick. Im so angry right now.
     
  7. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So are we agreeing that these all look like boys?
     
  8. littlegreywolf

    littlegreywolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they? That might help in identifying their sex. Also, Black Australorp hens have larger combs than most other breeds of hens...I would wait it out until you can tell for sure later. :). Here's hoping you have all pullets!
     
  9. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Australorps are not supposed to have really large combs. And the combs don't pink up until after 12 weeks of age, at the earliest. Those chicks are definitely cockerels.
     
  10. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are 4.5 weeks old. Im almost positive i have the worst luck ever and got all boys.
     

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