Hello!!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BarnGirl20, May 16, 2016.

  1. BarnGirl20

    BarnGirl20 New Egg

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    Hello everyone!

    My name is Liv, I have 2 chickens, Beau & Maeve. I also have a horse and a dog. Feel free to check out my blog, www.livsbrain.weebly.com. Although, I know tons about dogs and horses, I don't know much about chickens! Help!
    How do I know what gender my chickens are?
    What is the difference between a rooster and a male chicken?

    [​IMG]Liv
     
  2. wabbit1964

    wabbit1964 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello. Welcome to Backyard Chickens. On how to tell gender I am not an expert at that, Search with the key words 'gender sexing chickens' and see what search results come up. I know there are a lot of folks here who are very knowlegable about that type of thing. Welcome and congrats on your chickens.
     
  3. ape5037

    ape5037 New Egg

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    a rooster and a male are the same thing
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Liv and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us. You can post pics of your chicks on the What Breed or Gender is This? forum once they are 6 weeks old. A rooster is basically a mature male chicken, when its younger its a cockerel (assuming you are in the states).

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread

    All the best
    CT
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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