Need help!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by doans chickens, Sep 11, 2012.

  1. doans chickens

    doans chickens New Egg

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    what breed are these chickens and how do you sex them??? they are 8 wks. old this friday. thanks!
     
  2. TurtlePowerTrav

    TurtlePowerTrav T.K.'s Farm

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    If you are talking about the ones in your profile pic, I don't know the breed, but looks like 2-3 are definately roo's.
     
  3. doans chickens

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    How do you tell the roosters???
     
  4. TurtlePowerTrav

    TurtlePowerTrav T.K.'s Farm

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    Much bigger combs and wattles than the rest and they are bright red. Pullets will stay pink until POL, usually 16-20+ weeks of age. My pullets didn't start growing combs and wattles until about 16 weeks. My cockerel on the otherhand has huge, bright red comb and wattles at that age.
     
  5. doans chickens

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    Thanks, these are the first chickens we have had and don't know much about it...
     
  6. TurtlePowerTrav

    TurtlePowerTrav T.K.'s Farm

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    Keep reading posts on here. You will learn A LOT!!. I also read "Raising Chickens for Dumbies" twice before I got my kids this May. This is my first time with chickens. So addicting and fun.
     
  7. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also see a couple of roosters. What's that they're in, a tractor? Do you have a coop also?
     
  8. ChickenExtreme

    ChickenExtreme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look like some Black Sexlinks and an EE, I see at least 3 Roos
     
  9. ChickenExtreme

    ChickenExtreme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got any better pics?
     
  10. doans chickens

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    Yes, it is a tractor chicken coop, works very nice..
     

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