Is this a possible rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BeautyBuffs, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. BeautyBuffs

    BeautyBuffs Out Of The Brooder

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    one of my smaller chics is starting to look like it might be a rooster, am I guessing right[​IMG]
     
  2. orumpoultry

    orumpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What age? Looks like a possible roo to me.
     
  3. BeautyBuffs

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    about 6 weeks old
     
  4. BeautyBuffs

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    [​IMG]
    a closer picture of the chic
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    comb and wattles are pretty red im goin with cockerel
     
  6. BeautyBuffs

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    So out of 10 chicks 3 are roosters and 7 hens, how many roosters should I keep? Any suggestions on what a safe/normal number would be?
     
  7. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    I'd only keep one for 7 hens.

    That looks to be a definite boy to me.
     
  8. BeautyBuffs

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    Guess the hard part is picking which one to keep. lol
     
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