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Rainbow Chicken Roosters or Hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jbkerstetter, Jan 18, 2016.

  1. jbkerstetter

    jbkerstetter New Egg

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    I have a flock of 7 Rainbow Chickens and am pretty sure that three of them are roosters. They are 11 weeks old. I have attached some pictures of the three that I think are roosters. The ones I suspect being rooster are brighter colored and have brighter combs. I need to sex them as soon as possible as I am in city limits and am not allowed to have roosters. Thanks.


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  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    I see at least 3 cockerels.
     
  3. jbkerstetter

    jbkerstetter New Egg

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    Are they the three I have pictured?
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    yes, those three are cockerels.
     
  5. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    Are these Rainbow Rangers or an assortment of Rainbow Layers? They look like the former and curious as to the need for sex as they are near or at slaughter age.

    It's hard to determine by photos if it's a different cockerel or same in the pictures provided. There is a cockerel in each of the photos though.
     
  6. jbkerstetter

    jbkerstetter New Egg

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    I was told that they were Rainbow Layers when we purchased them. They are three different pictures.
     
  7. jbkerstetter

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    We are wanting them for layers and wanted to make sure that we didn't get rid of any hens.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Yes
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    yes - it is also much easier to evaluate birds without the wire fencing.
     
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