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Hi I'm new and I have a question: Hen or Rooster?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by callkarina, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. callkarina

    callkarina New Egg

    Apr 6, 2016
    Hi, I'm new to raising backyard chickens have been doing this for 2 months. I think I have two roosters that are 8 weeks old. I bought 10 chicks from a straight run and I think I have two roosters. I tried sexting them by their tail feathers when I bought them. I think one is a brown leghorn and the other a black Maran. Any advice is appreciated.

    Black and White one - Maran #1

    Brown Leghorn #2

    Brown Leghorn #2 continued
  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us.

    It does look like you have two little fellas although i understand that some breeds are fast to mature in terms of comb and wattle development. I hope that you are allowed to keep roos where you live.

    All the best
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    You can post their photos at "what breed or gender is this," and get more opinions from experienced folks
  4. callkarina

    callkarina New Egg

    Apr 6, 2016
    Thank you!!!

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