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"Bantam Cochins" Are we ALL roosters?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kerriliane, Aug 6, 2011.

  1. kerriliane

    kerriliane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just picked up these little ones from the livestock auction, and since they all seem to be lacking some feathers, I can't tell if they are roosters or hens. I think they are all roosters... but my big rooster has been dancing over to a couple of them like he does to the ladies...
    THeres 6 of them, two black, two splash? and a white and a buff.


    I do not know the age of them, but I think they are all roosters...


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    Splash? #2 Not easy to get photos of this one.
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    Last edited: Aug 6, 2011
  2. lilchick

    lilchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes they all look like roosters. Personally just for pets I like the roos cause they seem to have so much personality.

    Great that you rescued them at auction. Here they would have been "souper chickens" ( make great soup.)
     
  3. ve

    ve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All boys. What you call Splash is actualy Mottled color.
     
  4. kerriliane

    kerriliane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    85% of the chickens that go through there are for meat. I got the cochins for $3 each, some barred rock roosters were selling for $18 and up!
    Generally rhode islands sell for 8-10 each and BIG roosters 10-15.. little roosters $5ish...
    I dont know if people would eat the cochins.. since they have furry feet and all. and they're bantams.
    I may have to try to rehome them once they are feathered though because I have a blind rooster and if they try to attack him, then they're gone.
     
  5. kerriliane

    kerriliane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I was going to put speckled.. I didnt really know what to call it.
     

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