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saved my neighbors chickens and would like to know more about them to properly care for them

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jonathansuperpa, May 12, 2016.

  1. Jonathansuperpa

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    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like young cockerels. .. coop grower feed and water... they'll need a roost in coop
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Looks to me like you have two males and one female. Breed won't have any impact on how you care for them here. The sex of the birds is going to be your sticking point. Life is going to get very hard for that single female when the two males start feeling hormonal and she's still too young to know what's going on, and it's two on one. You'll need to separate her from them, that will help a lot.
     
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    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There's a third chicken there lol my old eyes
     
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  6. Jonathansuperpa

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    The darker colored male was a road island red and the red one was a buff. They grew really fast and it was very clear they where male as the gizzard showed up. I'm not allowed to have rooster where I live so I had no choice to rehome them. Although the kind farmers at tiny *** farm actually gave us a road island red pullet and a
     
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    Now the little black hen we kept the day after we dropped off the males she laid a brown egg. I know it's hers because the leghorn would have laid a whit egg and the road island red is still a little ways from laying an egg that size... when I floated the egg it was fine and examined the bullseye on the yolk. I decided to adjust the brooder I had to 99.5 degrees with about 50% humidity to incubate the eggs and find who had been the cooperate to knock up my baby hen lol just kidding. But will be interesting to see a little life brought into this world as a sign of accomplishment.
     

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