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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by hvchickens, Dec 21, 2016.

  1. hvchickens

    hvchickens New Egg

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    Hello all!! I'm HVchickens and I was thrust into this when my children brought home chickens from school. But I have so enjoyed these silly little birds. Now I'm just worried if they're Roos or hens. [​IMG]
     
  2. SIMZ

    SIMZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome, welcome!!

    They're awfully cute! How old are they? Those little white ones are looking rather rooster-ish with those red combs and wattles.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us. I agree that the two white birds look like cockerels. I'd suggest posting on the gender / breed forum for breed - https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this as it would be useful to know what breeds you have (the white birds look similar to meat birds, to me, but i hope thats not the case).

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under hvchickens [​IMG] Welcome!

    Sorry, I also agree that the two white ones are looking like cockerels and depending on the age, I would not be surprised if the third one turns out to be a rooster. Having said that, please do not make any decisions until you know for certain, I get it wrong with my own sometimes [​IMG]

    I hope you enjoy BYC. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
  5. whoop whoop

    whoop whoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Thanks for joining us!
     
  7. IdyllwildAcres

    IdyllwildAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome and good luck, it does look like you have some boys there...


    Gary from Idyllwild Ca here
     
  8. johndeere36

    johndeere36 Out Of The Brooder

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  9. LadyVictorian

    LadyVictorian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome and what a pretty little brown and white. I agree with some people, wait until they are a little older to be 100% what they are. Once they start crowing or laying eggs. If you have all roo's you might want to rehome 2 and keep your favorite as they are prone to fighting with each other unless each roo can stake a claim over a small flock of ladies and get plenty of space. If you have a roo and two hens you should be fine. Just don't let the ladies sneak eggs out somewhere and hatch them behind your back. xD Our hen Tiki was known for that even without the roo's. We called her the Easter hen.
     
  10. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

    welcome to BYC...


    and I hope you enjoy your boys!! [​IMG]



    Sorry, 2 look like boys to me, for sure.
     

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