Rooster or Chicken

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Penton, Nov 12, 2013.

  1. Penton

    Penton In the Brooder

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    New Question: How do two roosters effect a small backyard flock (six hens)? What do I do with roosters I didn't want? I was told I had to have a rooster to make my hens happy. Can't I just have happy hens without a rooster? I don't want fertilized eggs, just breakfast. Any ideas?

    I think Henrietta, in the foreground, is a possibly a rooster. I don't have a clear picture of her yet. Is there anyway to tell for sure? Rudy, the rooster, is in the background. Thanks...........
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  2. Two roosters in the picture
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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  4. Coop Deville

    Coop Deville Songster

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    The wing patches are a strong indication of a cockerel.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Both birds in the photos are roosters.
     
  6. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Songster

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    Both are boys. FYI, a rooster is a chicken.[​IMG] And...[​IMG]
     
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  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Both birds are roosters.
     
  8. Penton

    Penton In the Brooder

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    LOL......thanks......I meant to say "Rooster or Hen".............but I got a good laugh out of my error[​IMG]
     
  9. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Songster

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    I thought chickens were females before I started getting into chickens! I got schooled!
     

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