thoughts roosters?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jen34chickies, Jul 7, 2016.

  1. jen34chickies

    jen34chickies Just Hatched

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    Hi Everyone,
    I think I have two roosters but I am new to this so if you can confirm my thoughts I would appreciate it. [​IMG]
    The above pic the black one and lower multi colored I believe is are rooster.


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    this black is the same as the above
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    thanks for your help!

    Jen
     
  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    Need individual pics that are a little clearer :)
     
  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    At that age most with pink to red combs are roosters, they start to stand out like sore thumbs.
     
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  4. A lot of times you can tell them apart through personality. For example if he's starting to be aggressive or they are the first to inspect a new thing before the flock comes near. But, the beggining of a red crown and a wattle would tell. How old are they?
     
  5. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    How old are they? I think you're right.
     
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  6. jen34chickies

    jen34chickies Just Hatched

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    I think they are about four weeks. They had the red combs and both have rooster behavior. I just wanted to double check before they are rehomed this weekend.
     
  7. Peeps61

    Peeps61 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not positive they are roosters - individual pictures and a bit clearer would help, but I think the black one is for sure, and the possibly the other. You may want to wait until you are certain before rehoming them though. A few more weeks would probably be more definitive.
     
  8. jen34chickies

    jen34chickies Just Hatched

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    There were funny. I was trying to get a good picture and my phone must have been very intresting, lol.
     
  9. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Those are all looking like roosters.
     
  10. henlover1013

    henlover1013 New Egg

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    Compare the possible roosters to, must be the same breeday, a younger female. Look at the primary wing feathers. They will most likely be longer. You can also check the tail feathers in the same manner as you would with the wings. The tail feathers will most likely be long and starting to curl depending on how old they are.
     

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