Bought brown laying hens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bryntwinslow, Dec 18, 2016.

  1. bryntwinslow

    bryntwinslow Just Hatched

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    Is this one a rooster? It is crowing like one when I let them out of the coop.[​IMG]
     
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  2. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :welcome
    Hello from Ireland.
    I am glad you joined the flock!
    If its crowing then probably yes it is a rooster,
    But some pictures would help.
    Goodluck,
    Fionn.
     
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  3. henny1129

    henny1129 Crazy Livestock Gal

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    I see the picture now. :) I was just about to post that there was no picture but then it showed up! Definitely a rooster! Pretty boy!!
     
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  4. bryntwinslow

    bryntwinslow Just Hatched

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    I have edited original post to include a picture. I was trying to upload but my phone couldn't handle it.
     
  5. dekel18042

    dekel18042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! Definitely a very handsome rooster. How many hens did you buy? Did they all look like this?
     
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  6. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definatly a rooster.
    He is very cute :love
     
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  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Shame on whoever sold that bird as a hen.
     
  8. bryntwinslow

    bryntwinslow Just Hatched

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    No, none of the others are like this, it is an outlier. I started with 12 but am down to 9... well 8 hens and apparently 1 rooster. 3 Rhode Island Reds, 5 black brown laying hens and then I rooster... whom we call Duckey. Ha
     
  9. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you want you can post a picture of them all
    And we can tell you if they are hens/roosters,
    Goodluck
    Fionn.
     
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  10. bryntwinslow

    bryntwinslow Just Hatched

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    Thank you all for the assistance! You have all ruined my day! haha Do I need to leave him outside of the coop or is he okay to be in the coop? We are grabbing eggs daily and only getting 3-6 a day so we eat/give away all of them before anything would grow. Haven't researched how to raise a chicken...
     

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