Rooster ????????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Sc00ter4900, May 20, 2010.

  1. Sc00ter4900

    Sc00ter4900 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old do my baby chicks have to be to tell if they are hens or roosters? They are 15 months old.

    Thanks Scotty
     
  2. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    They are old enough, and if you do have a rooster it should of started crowing already. (depending on breed)
     
  3. rebecky1305

    rebecky1305 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Post pics and someone can probably help. [​IMG]
     
  4. MomtoSyd&Emma

    MomtoSyd&Emma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 13, 2009
    Southern VA
    My cockerel is only 7 weeks old and is crowing so by that age you should be able to tell
     
  5. Backyard_Chicken_rancher

    Backyard_Chicken_rancher Chillin' With My Peeps

    15 Months or weeks or days?
    At 15 months it would be easy for sure they would be laying or crowing at 15 Months.....

    At 15 weeks it still would be easier for most People on the BYC.

    At 15 days it might be a challenge but I am sure someone would know so post some pictures for us to see.


    Good luck
     
  6. Sc00ter4900

    Sc00ter4900 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I order my birds from Mcmurray Hatchery. Had to get 25 to get the ones I wanted . I cant have roosters because neibors will complain.The extra one they sent Is the one I think Is a rooster. I'll try to take some pics tomorrow. Hopefully its not a rooster.
     
  7. MareeZoCool

    MareeZoCool Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Lots of the more experienced members could help you, if you could post a picture. Me?[​IMG] If he ain't crowing, or laying eggs,[​IMG] [​IMG] GOOD LUCK!
     
  8. DillardHome

    DillardHome Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I know, I'm thinking 15 months you'd be able to tell by then. Maybe he meant 15 weeks? [​IMG]
     
  9. Sc00ter4900

    Sc00ter4900 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh Im bad sorry I ment to say 15 weeks. Its the rare chick of corce knowing I cant have roosters at all. This one looks like an eagle. realy skidish though.
     

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