These have a date with the freezer if they are roosters, please tell me I'm not wrong.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Shelshanam, Nov 26, 2012.

  1. Shelshanam

    Shelshanam Out Of The Brooder

    First sorry for horrible pictures, these two are very shy and won't let me get close to them. So I took the best pictures I could.

    Person who gave them to me said they were barnyard mix of RIR/BR but as you can see these look like EE chickens. I've had them about 6 weeks and they were probably 12 weeks when I got them. Have never crowed, run from the hens, and the rooster has no problem around them (which he hates my other rooster when he comes around). But they do from time to time look like they are rooster fighting each other.

    So I'm 98% sure they are strange roosters who just are slow to crow, but I wanted to see if anyone can see an obvious "your wrong". I don't have any use for a EE rooster/s at this time so they have just reached that good weight to butcher and put in the freezer.

    Thanks in advance!
  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 14, 2011
    they are 200% cockerels sorry
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    All boys. Good thing is they taste like chicken!
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Sorry but I think they'll be free for the date with the freezer. Sorry but there cockerels.
  5. Shelshanam

    Shelshanam Out Of The Brooder

    LOL Thank you all!

    The only thing that had me was the lack of any crowing attempts at this age and the fact they run like sissys from my hens!

    Other then that I was pretty darn sure and now I'm more then sure with a little backup on the indecision.

    So tomorrow afternoon they will get a good last meal and a date with me later!

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by