Male or Female

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenlver2013, Jan 7, 2014.

  1. chickenlver2013

    chickenlver2013 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Rescued these two guys a few weeks ago in the pouring rain. The mother was nowhere to be found. Any idea what sex they are?[​IMG]
     
  2. redrooster99

    redrooster99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    roo
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    They both look like cockerels.
     
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  4. chickenlver2013

    chickenlver2013 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ah well they'll be treated the same as the others (not killed) loved and cared for. I've rescued these babies and I'm not about to part with them. I've grown attached to them. What I don't get, last year when I bought my barred rock pullets. At precisely around this stage and size they developed bright red combs the same color as these guys and all of them ended up as girls. Hmm maybe all there is to do is wait it out.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  6. Viollettt

    Viollettt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, little cockerels. My guess is someone probably dumped them. Hate it but that's how some people do things.
     
  7. chickenlver2013

    chickenlver2013 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh I can't stand that! Why do people get them if they're going to dump them? That really irks me.
     
  8. Viollettt

    Viollettt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guess is because they wanted hens. I used to find roosters at the trash bins where people would leave them. That's what made me think of it.

    I can't say here what I think about them doing it. It's not very nice.
     
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  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'd also bet on them being dumped due to being roosters. Even folks on here post about doing that [​IMG] Pretty heartless, huh?
     
  10. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    Both are cockerels. How great of you to rescue them and give them a home!
     

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