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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by edwin559, Sep 14, 2014.

  1. edwin559

    edwin559 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] I got some new chicks an I really hope they're hens :) Can anyone tell by this picture?
     
  2. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old? Those are some big combs for that sized chick. They look to be what, 3-4 weeks old to me?
     
  3. pineapple416

    pineapple416 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They might be cockerels, their combs look big, what's their age and breed?
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Age would help. But, judging by comb size, I think it is very possible that both are cockerels.
     
  5. edwin559

    edwin559 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was told that they're 3 week old Rhode Island reds.
     
  6. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They do look like Rhode Island Reds, about 3 weeks old. Sorry, but yes, they're both looking like roos so far.
     
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  7. edwin559

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    I wanted laying hens but I guess I just won't get too attached to them :)
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry, but I'm thinking cockerel on both of them.
     
  9. edwin559

    edwin559 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm starting to think that too XD I can't keep them too long cuz if my current roo so they're just gonna be broiler Roos when they get bigger :)
     
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