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Do I have roosters?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NellyCrowe, Apr 12, 2011.

  1. NellyCrowe

    NellyCrowe New Egg

    Apr 8, 2009
    Hi folks.

    I decided to add some Banties to the fold. I have a group of 7 two week old chicks. Two of them started showing aggression towards each other last night. They square off and run at each other. This happens from time to time. They sleep together in a group very happily. Is this just natural pecking order, or more indicative of roosters. Everyone else is happy. What do you think?
  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 24, 2008
    Ocala, Florida
    [​IMG] hens will sometimes do that too. Any redness on combs yet? That's usually a dead giveway.
  3. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    GSO, NC
    My worst one for doing that is a brahma I got out of the mixed pullet bin. I really hope it's a girl! I already have a RIR cockeral from a red pullet bin!
  4. NellyCrowe

    NellyCrowe New Egg

    Apr 8, 2009
    The babies are still at it. A Partridge Cochin and a Auracana (sp?) both banties, both vying for the #1 spot. Everybody else runs for cover.

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