Rooster or not

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Gracie_Chickie, Oct 13, 2007.

  1. Gracie_Chickie

    Gracie_Chickie Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,
    I got chicks about 3 or 4 weeks ago. The Rhode Island Reds we just hand picked. We think 1 to 3 are boys is there any way to be sure. Some of them kick there feet up like roosters and have large comes. Does that mean they are roosters
     
    Last edited: Oct 13, 2007
  2. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    Do you have pictures?
     
  3. Gracie_Chickie

    Gracie_Chickie Out Of The Brooder

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    I have some but my photo docking station is not currently working
     
  4. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    usually the litttle roos get thier comb way before the hens
    i can usually tell by 4 or 5 weeks
     
  5. andy

    andy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi,,,, i might be totaly wrong here,,but ive raised a couple of chickens from eggs,,, and i could see a dominant behavavoir in one of them that i guessed to be male,,from a bout 1 week ..oh and i was so right,,im still waiting for him to start crowing, because im getting hungry...!!!llol
     
  6. Gracie_Chickie

    Gracie_Chickie Out Of The Brooder

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    the one I am almost certain is a rooster is very cowardly actually
     

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