My chickens

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Toni1759, Nov 20, 2013.

  1. Toni1759

    Toni1759 New Egg

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    I only started getting chickens this year , although we have had bantums in the past. i have different breeds initially it was 2 warren, 2 white tail, 2 maran and 2 bluebell, laying well then stopped, then a few weeks later i lost both warrens, 1 whitetail and 1 maran, the other white tail and bluebells lost their feathers and some colour but have picked up now, we have got 3 new warrens and we think its them that sre giving us eggs. Dont know why the others died. we also got a Brahma mother hen and eight 6 wk old Brahma chicks, we could see within a couple of wks had one cockrel hes now a beauty and still only about 20 wks old, now i can see we have another Brahma cockrel. My husband thinks weve got 5 cockrels out of the chicks but im not sure how can you tell, also the mother Brahma wont go in the coop, she laid her eggs on the floor of the run, shes not laid any for wks now, and where all the others go in the coop at night she stays outside. this is the second one we know to be a cockrel
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    this is my beautiful big boy and the black and white ones, we have 2 big ones and a smaller one my husband think are cockrels too how can you tell
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Well, all 3 of the birds you posted above look like cockerels. Their feathers, comb and wattles all appear more typical of roosters.
     
  3. Toni1759

    Toni1759 New Egg

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    ok thank you
     
  4. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
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  7. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    Welcome!
     
  8. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Howdy! Pretty cockerels you have there!
     
  9. Brandi Leigh

    Brandi Leigh Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Nice flock!
     

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