Running out of time! Identifying Gender 11-12 wks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by StephanieRose44, Jan 19, 2019.

  1. StephanieRose44

    StephanieRose44 Songster

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    I’m going to just post pictures (the latest) of each bird I have and would appreciate it greatly if I can get all of “my ducks in a row I guess”. I know hens need extra source of calcium for laying and I’m at the point where I need to know the genders ( I’m not sure what the actual percentage is) but a 90% is all I’m asking for. I know members of BYC have a lot of experience and knowledge and I feel like this is the only way I can get reliable information. Sorry I was trying to keep it short here are the pictures

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    Stormy
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    I’m sorry I KNOW this post is a mess
     

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  2. Abriana

    Abriana Spicy Sugar Cookie

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    What beautiful birds!
    Cockerels, roosters, and pullets that are not laying will not eat the calcium. Set out a little dish of it, the birds who need it will eat it, and the others won't. You don't have to worry about them eating it!
     
  3. imnukensc

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    Kurt looks like the only cockerel to me.
     
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    Abriana Spicy Sugar Cookie

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    Fools Gold or Swan Pond
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  5. StephanieRose44

    StephanieRose44 Songster

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    1 Buff Silkie (he already almost fully crowed.
     

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    StephanieRose44 Songster

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    Thank you! That’s very good to know !
     
  7. StephanieRose44

    StephanieRose44 Songster

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    What do you suggest? Oyster shells?
     
  8. Abriana

    Abriana Spicy Sugar Cookie

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    You can use Oyster Shells, or also when you use eggs, save the shells. They are calcium and you can feed those to your hens as well. It is a great way to reuse them!
     
  9. StephanieRose44

    StephanieRose44 Songster

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    Raising chicks in the Lower Hudson Valley .Zz‍♀️For the first time) can stressful !! Especially right now with all this snow coming just making me a little precautious
     
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  10. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chook Snuggler

    Kurt is your only cockerel. :) You say the Silkie's a male?

    So cute! :love

    ~Alex
     

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