New guy here...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jason Spyder, Jul 17, 2016.

  1. Jason Spyder

    Jason Spyder New Egg

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    Can anyone identify this breed and possibly sex (the red one). It's about 3 months old and was labeled "barnyard mix" I have one identified rooster. Trying to make sure I don't have another. [​IMG]
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] The 'red' bird in front is a cockerel and possibly an Easter Egger. The black bird behind him is also a cockerel.
     
  3. Jason Spyder

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    They are getting along fine. Also the black one crows but not the red... can it be possible for them to get along?
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    They may get along or they may more likely conflict with one another. How many hens do you have?
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    A rooster can handle 10 hens, 2 roos would equal 20. If you have much less, I think in time there will be a major issue over which one gets the hens.
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    A rooster can handle 10 hens, 2 roos would equal 20. If you have much less, I think in time there will be a major issue over which one gets the hens.
     

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