Help with gender of these 7 week old chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kelschicks83, Dec 19, 2016.

  1. kelschicks83

    kelschicks83 New Egg

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    Hello,

    We are not allowed to keep roosters where we live and we took these chicks as a favor for someone who had them dumped on them so to speak, so my little boy would be most upset to loose these guys now we had them since a week old, just wondering does anyone know what breed they are and chickens or roosters? [​IMG]
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    They're chickens either way, and unfortunately they both appear to be red sex link cockerels, which is likely why they were dumped on that other person.
     
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Red sex link cockerels would be most likely.

    All chickens are chickens, both males and females. When young, cockerels and pullets, when older than a year, hens and cockbirds.

    Passing off cockerels to be rid of them is an issue. Too bad.
     
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm voting sex link cockerels as well. Sorry its not the answer your wanting. Beware of free chickens, they are almost always males.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    sorry they are cockerels.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed
     
  7. kelschicks83

    kelschicks83 New Egg

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    Bugger well I'll have to list them as free to whoever wants them :(
     

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