Chicken EXPERTS....I NEED YOUR HELP PLEASE !!!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by goldies99, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. goldies99

    goldies99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am new and chicken crazy....i am trying to find out if i have chickens or roos...these three are replacements for roosters already...
    but i am afraid the white one is a rooster as well....i know it is not a great picture...but can anyone please tell me if you think any
    of the three are roosters??...or how long i may have to wait to know for sure!...thanks
     
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  2. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yep, that's a hatchery Delaware cockerel you have there. The comb on the speckled (Sussex?) one looks big too... But I'd wait on that one. Not too sure about the one in the middle of the second photo... Leaning pullet though...

    Hope this helps... [​IMG]
     
  3. goldies99

    goldies99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks so much....what is a hatchey chick??.....i thought the kid told me HE hatched them himself???
     
  4. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Hatchery basically means it's not a show quality bird. Most of the time it's the kind of quality you'd get if you bought from a hatchery. He very well could have hatched them himself, but if the parent stock was from a hatchery, then they passed it on to their offspring.
     
  5. goldies99

    goldies99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok...thank you... i understand now.....i am learning new things at a slow pace!!!
     
  6. I-Have-Happy-Hens

    I-Have-Happy-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:Yes, I've been there too! [​IMG] Wishing you good luck...
     

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