WAAH!! I think all my EE's are Roos

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Azriel, Jul 8, 2011.

  1. Azriel

    Azriel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I guess I'm not going to get to many pretty blue/green eggs from them.
    Even the one I was sure was a pullet is turning into a roo, ony one has started crowing, but all the rest are watching him, and getting ready to crow too, I can see it in their eyes when he crows.
    So, now what, do people really eat their EE's? They are so good looking, and these guys have all been hand raised and are super friendy.
     
  2. draye

    draye Overrun With Chickens

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    YEp, Soup Pot for them boys! [​IMG]
     
  3. Azriel

    Azriel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On a brighter note, I think (fingers crossed & knocking on wood) that my wheaton/blue wheaton Ameraucanas are all girls. They are the same age and not showing any boy signs yet.
     
  4. draye

    draye Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:That's good. I have Easter Eggers and plenty of Wheaton hens. I found a Blue Wheaten rooster locally and have hatched off 9 babt chicks from them, I thing they are going to be blue and wheaten and maybe a blue wheaten. I also got some chipmunky colored ones and a couple gold and black.
     
  5. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    awww.. sorry you didn't end up with a bunch of girls..

    I have 15 easter egger chicks now and have no idea who's what.. they are only a couple of weeks old though.. so time will tell..

    I'm only planning on keeping one rooster.. the rest will go to freezer camp
     
  6. Delta2 23

    Delta2 23 Flock Master

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    Awww, that's bad luck!

    I hope you get a better outcome next time [​IMG]
     
  7. Lizl

    Lizl Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh bother! I bought 50 Leghorns when they were 9 weeks old. They'll be 18 weeks next weekend, but now more than half of them seem to be fiesty young boys! How will I ever find it in my heart to eat them?![​IMG]
     
  8. Obyli

    Obyli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 leghorns and 1 is roo and 3 is hen:)....but 2 of them was eatten by my golden retriever:((((((and both is a hen.
     
  9. turbodog

    turbodog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ain't all that happy about having two of my eight be roos. I can't imagine if all of them turned out to be boys. [​IMG]
     

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