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Just got 16 chicks, not sure what kind or gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by badbowtie, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. badbowtie

    badbowtie Out Of The Brooder

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    A local guy that I bought chickens from last year, I called today to get a couple for my neighbor and he was telling me that he's got a mink that is killing all his chickens and had 16 chicks that are almost 4 weeks old that he told me that I needed to come get before they get killed. So, I went and picked them all up, just not sure how many are roosters or hens, or how to tell. I will split them with my neighbor, but not sure what to do with the roosters. Here are a couple of pics that I took.

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  2. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like mixed breeds, possibly some Easter Eggers. As for genders, more time needs to pass.
     
  3. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any idea at all what breeds he had?
     
  4. badbowtie

    badbowtie Out Of The Brooder

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    I am not real sure he had about 50 2 weeks ago and they all free roam his yard so hard to tell. He did mention some were jersey giants I just hope all the chicks are not all roosters.
     
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  5. badbowtie

    badbowtie Out Of The Brooder

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    I am going to split these with my neighbor and I don't want to end up with all roosters I am not sure how long before we can tell which is which figured still have about two weeks before we can let them in the coops and runs.
     

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