Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by windy1975, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. windy1975

    windy1975 In the Brooder

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    I got what was suppose to be 7 hens. I am thinking that 2 are Roo's. What does everyone think? They are white leghorn.
     

  2. windy1975

    windy1975 In the Brooder

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    Grr I can't post my pictures...to be continued!!!
     
  3. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Crowing

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    I'll be in the barn!
    Posting here so I can see your pictures when you post them :)
     
  4. windy1975

    windy1975 In the Brooder

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    This one I am thinking is a Roo. If so his name will be Carl[​IMG]
    This one I am not sure she has a bigger comb but its not as red. If this is a hen her name will be Claire.
     
  5. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Crowing

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    I'll be in the barn!
    Im thinking definite roo for the top...
    As for #2, probably roo too because of the redness, but maybe others have opinions.
     

  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    Both are cockerels. One is just maturing a bit faster than the other.
     
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  7. windy1975

    windy1975 In the Brooder

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    ok thank you. I am sure the rest are hens. Will I have a problem with having 2 roosters and 5 hens? I was told they were all hens when they were sexed at 3 days of age. The rooster we had growing up was mean as hell.
     
  8. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    x2 I would advise getting rid of one of them, you need at least a 10 hens to have 2 roosters or it will be hard on your hens and the roosters will most likely fight.
     
  9. ftfarmer22

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  10. windy1975

    windy1975 In the Brooder

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    It has turned out that they are both cockerels.
     

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