Pullet or Cockerel?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bobby2170, May 21, 2017.

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  1. bobby2170

    bobby2170 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone, i recently got some new chicks from a local hatchery and i ordered 7 pullets and 1 cockerel. I'm afraid that i got 6 pullets and 2 cockerels though. They are 7 weeks old and we're just moved outside. we noticed that the cockerel and a "pullet" started going at each other a lot. The questioned bird comb is much larger and redder than the other wyandotte. Any ideas? Please vote and comment.
     

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  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    It's a cockerel.
     
  3. Chicken/Bantam lover!

    Chicken/Bantam lover! Out Of The Brooder

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    Cockerel
     
  4. Chicken/Bantam lover!

    Chicken/Bantam lover! Out Of The Brooder

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    I personally really like roosters, I have some very sweet ones, so if you want friendly roosters, hold them a LOT!!!:thumbsup
     
  5. bobby2170

    bobby2170 Out Of The Brooder

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    does anyone have experience with silver laced wyandotte roosters?
     
  6. bobby2170

    bobby2170 Out Of The Brooder

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    and would 2 roosters be okay with 10 hens
     
  7. Pstock44

    Pstock44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Worst case you can keep the friendlier one if they eventually don't get along. I had 2 awhile ago but decided to sell one when the dominant rooster started picking on him after he kept trying to get the hens. He was also a little rough on the hens cause he had to be sneaky and quick.
     
  8. bobby2170

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    okay
     

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