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Hens or a Rooster.?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by donnyarmitage, Mar 27, 2016.

  1. donnyarmitage

    donnyarmitage Out Of The Brooder

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    I got twelve pullet australorps.how common is it to come out with some roosters,and is it possible to tell if there is a rooster at 6 weeks old.?
     
  2. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    Usually you can tell on some breeds by six weeks or earlier of age if you have a roo. Post a pic then we might be able to help you out better.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  4. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    It's not uncommon to end up with a rooster, some breeds are more difficult to sex when they are young. If you show us a photo of the one you are questioning, we might be able to help you. You could also post it on the "what breed/gender is this" forum.

    Thanks for joining us.
     
  5. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - i agree with the advice above.

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. donnyarmitage

    donnyarmitage Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks guys.I will try to post pick.there are twelve the same age some are a little bigger and one was chasing the rooster I do have that I know is a rooster.He is a leghorn or white rock hybrid and his comb is much bigger he is same age.
     
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    donnyarmitage Out Of The Brooder

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  8. donnyarmitage

    donnyarmitage Out Of The Brooder

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    Could not realy get good picks.,but here are a few of my chicks.
     
  9. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They all appear to be pullets.

    -ftfarmer22
     
  10. donnyarmitage

    donnyarmitage Out Of The Brooder

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    Right on
    thanks.I will post better picks later on.
     

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