Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by cottonwoodfarm, Apr 13, 2017.

  1. cottonwoodfarm

    cottonwoodfarm In the Brooder

    Apr 12, 2017
    Looking for chicken lovers in Ohio. We are located in Mount Vernon and have just started raising chickens. We have eight: an Asian Black, a Black Sexlink, and 2 ISA brown, 2 Silver Wyandotte and then two that we don't know what they are. And a picture of one of them here and maybe you can help me identify what it is. Quick question, they are going on five weeks old what signs can I l[​IMG]ook for to see if I've got a rooster? Hoping to find some chicken livers near my backyard to connect with.
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  2. Amber's loving chickens

    Amber's loving chickens In the Brooder

    Aug 23, 2017
    Hi, unfortunately we did not realize we had two roosters until their tail feathers were curling and we heard struggling crowing a couple days later. If our neighbours were not so close we would love it.
  3. AlleysChicks

    AlleysChicks Crossing the Road Premium Member

    Oct 10, 2016
    Hello fellow Ohioan!:welcome Be on the lookout for early comb and wattle development (under 10 weeks) you'll look for thickening of the comb and redness. Pullets it start developing a red comb until close to laying. Hope this helps!
  4. Beans513

    Beans513 In the Brooder

    Sep 24, 2017
    Hello from Clermont county, Ohio. I have 6 Americauna hens, 1 Golden Wyandotte hen, 1 Speckled Sussex hen , 1 Barred Rock hen, 1 Black Frizzle Cochin I am starting to believe it is a rooster and then I have my most favorite of them all (don't tell my girls) my Black Copper Maran Rooster. I grew up country and I believe that is how all children should be raised. I live in town but my neighborhood is so family like that they gave me the OK for my rooster. I love the idea of the variety of eggs I will have. I am married for 23 yrs and I have 1 10 yr old daughter who is amazing. I am blessed.
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  5. James Papin

    James Papin Chirping

    Sep 3, 2009
    Hello from Cleves, a small town west of Cincinnati, and almost at the Indiana border. I presently have 2 hybrid hens but have had Hamburgs, RIRs, and BRs.

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