Ok my turn What are these?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jerseyjeff, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. jerseyjeff

    jerseyjeff New Egg

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    Bought by my SIL at TSC. Was told they were all hens


    Four of them look like this
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    One looks like this
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    And this is the only dark one
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  2. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    The darker one is a Dark Brahma, and looks to be a pullet. The rest are broiler (cornish cross) chickens; aka meat birds.
     
  3. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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  4. jerseyjeff

    jerseyjeff New Egg

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    So that means roosters?
     
  5. Sorin

    Sorin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they mean they are raised for eating, I dont believe they were referring to gender. Cornish crosses grow fast! So they can be used for eating, they generally don't live past a year left on their own. However, I have never raised meat birds so I could be wrong.
     
  6. CayuseRanch

    CayuseRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe that means of the 5 white you have 4 cockerels and one pullet, but they believe the white is a cornish which means they are Heavies or meat birds not meant for laying.
     
  7. jerseyjeff

    jerseyjeff New Egg

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    Hmm I guess I now need to ask for recipes..... Glad I went to get the next 6 birds.........
     

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