how to tell if I have hens or roosters

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  1. happychick14

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    I have six chickens four I got from a friend. Two I bought and they said we're pullets. By their behavior and how quickly the combs grew I'm starting to worry I have more roosters then hens. This is my first time raising chickens so I can't really tell. Help please :) [​IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     

  2. happychick14

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  3. happychick14

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  4. happychick14

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  5. happychick14

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  6. Burns Homestead

    Burns Homestead Chirping

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    They all look like hens to me
     
  7. TaraBellaBirds

    TaraBellaBirds Songster

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    How old are they?
     

  8. Burns Homestead

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    Maybe not this one I think its a roo
     
  9. happychick14

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    Yes he definitely holds a behavior of a rooster. Out of all of them
     

  10. happychick14

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    four of them are almost 5 months old. The white one and the one red with the large comb are only 4 months old
     

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