EE - Confirm what I think I know

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by illwell, Feb 4, 2017.

  1. illwell

    illwell Out Of The Brooder

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    14 weeks old, and was supposed to be a she. Understood these things happen, but not sure if I have room for 2 roosters. Confirm this EE is a boy?

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  2. TopRooster

    TopRooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes he definitely a cockerel
     
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cockerel, 100%
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, that's all boy.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cockerel.
     
  6. illwell

    illwell Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks all. Now it is either get more hens or see if he is one awesome rooster... and get rid of my other rooster.
     
  7. dekel18042

    dekel18042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If that is the choice, the better bet is to get more hens (Chicken math in action) [​IMG] I always try to keep a backup rooster. You never know when he'll be needed. A couple of years ago I lost a rooster in August then my second the next February before I had set any eggs (should have set some right away but husband was saying it was too early.. Now why did I ever listen to that?) so I was scrounging for the right rooster for my planned breeding project.
     
  8. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Agree. I always have at least two (but usually more) backup roos.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    cockerel
     
  10. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Never fails, if you don't have a backup rooster you'll loose your breeding rooster sure as daylight.
     

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