hi there

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tigger15, Aug 4, 2013.

  1. tigger15

    tigger15 New Egg

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    for a while now i have been browsing your site without becoming a member but now i have questions about my babies so have decided to join in the fun lol so here i am

    we have 4 we were told "hyline" hens (big reds) 3 bantams and recently we got given some chicks of unknown breed but our main concern is whether they (the chicks) are roosters or not as it is a council stipulation that no roosters are allowed I'm not sure if i can ask here or ask some place else

    we are a family of 6 living in new zealand who love our backyard chooks i have tried to get good pics but it has just started raining outside and the camera's batteries died grrr

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    none of them seem to have a big comb if any one of the darker ones has like a beanie tuft on its head and they have just lost their chick peep as such if any of that info helps.

    any help will be appreciated as we really hope none of them have to go back now that my girls are attached to them :(

     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     
  3. tigger15

    tigger15 New Egg

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    thankyou
     
  4. Fancychooklady

    Fancychooklady Chicken Obsessed

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    Your pics are a little grainy, but I'd say that at least one of your silkie x are Roos. Welcome to BYC .
     
  5. LeviS

    LeviS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :welcome and good luck with your poultry adventure :frow! It's kind of hard to tell from those pictures, any close ups would help :) Once the weather cooperates.
     
  6. tigger15

    tigger15 New Egg

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    ok are these better shots sorry i thought i made the pics small but alas i havent oops
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] The white one looks like a pullet, the dark one with the crest I think may be a boy, his comb is pale but, it reminds me of the start of a silkie walnut comb. he(?) is also developing wattles. The other dark one does not
     
  9. Fancychooklady

    Fancychooklady Chicken Obsessed

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    #2 looks like a silkie x roo.
     
  10. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful flock! Welcome to the site, I'm glad you joined us [​IMG]
     

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