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Hens or roosters?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AsFuquea, Sep 25, 2016.

  1. AsFuquea

    AsFuquea New Egg

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    I bought 12 3 month old chickens in June. They are growing nicely and have gotten so big. At first I thought we only had 4 roosters. Now I'm not so sure. Please help me accurately determine which are hens and roosters. I will post pictures. Thank you in advance. [​IMG]
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  2. DancingWthDucks

    DancingWthDucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and Welcome to BYC! :)

    Try posting in the what breed and gender section of the forum for more replies.
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  4. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

    Sorry to say, but I'm definitely seeing more than four cockerels there.

    Photo 1:Cockerel
    Photo 2: Back, front, and middle front are cockerels. Middle back looks to be a pullet.
    Photo 3: Pullet
    Photo 4: Cockerel
    Photo 5: Front pullet, back pullet, middle cockerel
    Photo 6: Front and back left cockerels, back right pullet
    Photo 7: Both right and back left cockerels, front left pullet.
    Photo 8: Both cockerels.

    Without an individual photo of each I can't be sure, but I think you have either 3 or 4 pullets and 8 or 9 cockerels.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I agree with Queen Misha unless you have included more than 1 picture of the same birds. It's better if you have individual photos or at least label them with a number or name.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    I agree.
     
  7. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there! Welcome to the wonderful world of Backyard chickens!!! I agree with Queen Misha. You definitely have quite a few cockerels there. I hope you enjoy BYC and have as much fun here as I have!
     
  8. AsFuquea

    AsFuquea New Egg

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    Thank you.
     
  9. AsFuquea

    AsFuquea New Egg

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    Thank you. That was my original assumption but I wanted to be sure.
     
  10. AsFuquea

    AsFuquea New Egg

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    Thank you. So far I'm enjoying it and it's never a dull moment with them.
     

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