Overabundance of Males?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lancemwilliams, Mar 9, 2015.

  1. Lancemwilliams

    Lancemwilliams New Egg

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    Background story.

    1. I don't know anything about chickens.

    2. We hatched some last July, they still aren't laying.

    3. I'm pretty sure they are all roosters but one. 9 of 10. Talk about some odds.

    4. I don't know what kind(s) they are - they came from eggs from a grandparent and they didn't know the type.

    Do you see a female in the bunch other than the far right hen in the first picture? And what kind are these btw? Lastly, what does one do with 8 roosters? Chicken and dumplings?

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  2. Lancemwilliams

    Lancemwilliams New Egg

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  3. dirtychick

    dirtychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BRAKE OUT THE BEER AND BBQ ! ////// I can't say for sure if they crow have spurs or ride the backs of others -proably won"t lay many eggs ! Lots of cases they don"t lay until they get anuff sun light per day aLso breed and feed make differance how soon and other things. Looked like to me you have some bar rock or dominiqures cross and some columbian cross . See what others tell you . Lots of luck with them and if you don;t want to eat them you might sell them on craigslist to some one at other market value .
     
  4. Southern Ann

    Southern Ann Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like Delaware Chickens and I can't tell if they are rooster or hens but rooster will start to crow and also they usually have bigger feet. This picture might help you tell if it's a hen or rooster. [​IMG]
     
  5. dirtychick

    dirtychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    PS -I tryed to thing of delaware also- they look alot like columbians.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    All of them are roosters except the hen in the far right of the first photo.
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  8. K Spot

    K Spot Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Agreed.
     
  10. LotsOLopsChicks

    LotsOLopsChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bad luck...looks like you've got 1 hen.
     

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