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Hen or Rooster?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Coppertonic, Sep 22, 2008.

  1. Coppertonic

    Coppertonic New Egg

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    Hi, I am new to chickens. I bought some chickens about 4 or 5 months ago, they were pretty small and sold to me as hens who would begin laying soon. However, it has been a long time and no eggs. Plus, some of them are crowing. I read on the forum that sometimes the dominant hen(s) will crow, and I thought this was the case. I am just beginning to wonder though....

    Can someone take a look at this picture and see if they really are hens? I would really appreciate it, thanks.

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  2. Chickenaddict

    Chickenaddict Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi there and welcome to BYC [​IMG] I am sad to say that all appear to be roosters. Leghorns?
     
  3. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

    Huh not really sure...they look like leghorns? Can you get a closer up picture of them? I know the leghorn hens can get pretty big combs but I can see why your worried. The one towards the front sure looks a little rooish to me. The one back right looks like it could be a hen but can't see it well enough.
     
  4. PeeperKeeper

    PeeperKeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

    BIG BEAUTIFUL ROOS!
     
  5. ebonykawai

    ebonykawai Chillin' With My Peeps

    They are all roosters.
     
  6. Portia

    Portia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, those are all roos, beautiful boys.
     
  7. Coppertonic

    Coppertonic New Egg

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    Thanks so much. I was afraid of that.
     

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