hens vs rooster

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickenma, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. chickenma

    chickenma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know why mine hens weren't laying an egg.
    Shunshine and sofie turn out to be rooster. I fed these chickens all those months and was waiting for one egg. I thought I was doing some thing wrong but I wasn't. They weren't made to lay an egg. [​IMG]
    I bought them from some one and he told me they were females.
    Don't tell some one they are females if you don't know the sex. [​IMG]
    Just say I don't know [​IMG] and it's okay. At least you know then that the chick can be a rooster too.
     
  2. chickenma

    chickenma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ps the avatar is my sofie
     
  3. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
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    Pretty lil boy [​IMG]
     
  4. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    Sometimes people just make mistakes. Telling the gender of a young chicken is not fool proof. Even the hatcheries that sell pullets don't gurantee 100%. Occasionally even experienced people don't realize they have a roo until it crows or a hen until it lays an egg. It's always risk.
     

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