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Cockerel or pullet?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by guardrail, Jun 6, 2016.

  1. guardrail

    guardrail Out Of The Brooder

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    I ordered brown egg layer assortment 4 months ago. I believe these are not gonna lay any eggs...your thoughts....

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  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Those are certainly cockerels.
     
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  3. CluckerCottage

    CluckerCottage Chillin' With My Peeps

    They are BEAUTIFUL BO cockerels, too!
     
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  4. guardrail

    guardrail Out Of The Brooder

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    I secretly wanted a rooster. Will 2 be too many? I have 22 girls...
     
  5. CluckerCottage

    CluckerCottage Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nope, that sounds good.
    General rule of thumb is 10-12 hens per rooster.
     
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  6. guardrail

    guardrail Out Of The Brooder

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    good for the girls!! Now my big girls will get some action when they squat down instead of me giving them the cold shoulder [​IMG]
     

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