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two new chicks!help! chicken info please!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by coltsrox, Mar 24, 2008.

  1. coltsrox

    coltsrox Songster

    Mar 24, 2008
    Maggie Valley, NC
    i was told one was a boy and one was a girl and looking @ their wings it looks like so, but will they mate when they get older? will the male be a rooster? if it aint a rooster will it still be ab;e to mate?
  2. JaciesCoop

    JaciesCoop Songster

    Aug 16, 2007
    If it's a male it is a rooster. Male chickens are called roosters and yes if one turns out to be a pullet (female chicken) and the other is a rooster they will mate but it's really not good to have only one pullet to one roo unless you want a really beat up pullet.
    And if you are going to keep them you need to read all about housing for them, feed, etc, etc. You'll find a lot of good information on this board. Just check out the different topics.
    If they came as Easter chickens from a feed store they could be either pullets or roos.
    Good luck with them

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