Roos or hens?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Ravenseye, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. Ravenseye

    Ravenseye Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the offer to help determine whether I have roosters or not. chickens total that I brought home a few days ago. Two RIR and two Barred Rocks. Here are the pics.

    These two I'm wondering might be roosters:

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    And these two look more like hens:

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    Although, someone pointed out a video on Youtube of a hen laying an egg and she looked more like a rooster than I would have imagined. I want to add more hens if I do have roosters so that they are all roughly the same age and size. I'll cull the roosters.

    What do you all think?
     
  2. blueoval1

    blueoval1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think the first 2 are roosters compared to the other 2.
     
  3. ghulst

    ghulst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have a pair of each.
     
  4. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Yep, you have a rooster and hen of each one.
     

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