New member with questions!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Dysonator91, Apr 18, 2016.

  1. Dysonator91

    Dysonator91 New Egg

    Apr 18, 2016
    Mclaren Flat
    [​IMG]Hi guys my partner and I have just moved to our first little farm and have bought chickens at our local market. I have so many questions about chickens and the things they do, one of which is how do I sex my little frizzle bantams I have 2 that I bought at the poultry auctions by complete accident. I'm hoping that they are both girls but it's possible that I have a boy and a girl, in that case I will need to re-home the boy so I don't have any incest breeding.
    I'm not sure if it matters but One has yellow feet and the other has black feet..
    Thanks in advance for any help you can give me
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us.

    Sorry, i cannot help with the gender ID, but Sumi has given you the best place to ask.

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced poultry keepers - loads of info on anything poultry.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - just type the name of your state in the search box.

    All the best
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I wouldn't worry about incest in chickens. It would take several generations of in-breeding to have a problem with the resulting chicks. The picture is too small for me to make judgment- generally if you click on photos they enlarge. The "what breed or gender is it." thread are the ones to ask.

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