Could my white rock hen be a rooster?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by hbwright, Mar 20, 2013.

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    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    white rocks have large combs anyway. I went to a feed store once and I saw a black chick in with a bunch labeled roosters, I took a closer look and "She" was actually a black spanish and females get big combs too. she lays nice white eggs, kinda skiddish but very curious.
     
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    Phew thanks. I can breath easy now for a little longer. He didn't even attempt to sex the Americaunas so for all I know I already have 2 roosters. I am getting 4 more hens the beginning of May, the soonest I could have them delivered, and don't think I want more than 1 rooster with 6 hens.
     
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    seems like when ever I have had roos to give away, people only wanted the EE roosters.
     
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    Thought I'd update this with my most recent finding. Just when I thought she would be laying any day now, I determined she was most definitely a he and a very teenage hormonal one too. He needs to learn his manners with the ladies for sure. He literally changed overnight!!

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