What breed of rooster do I have?

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  1. sunnshine78

    sunnshine78 Out Of The Brooder

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    My daughter got 2 chicks from her Agriculture class in school. They are now 5 months old and was suppose to be both hens. Needless to say, one is a rooster and Im trying to give him away so I need to know what breed he is. She also got 4 more chicks that are 2 and a half months old and we believe that 3 are roosters, none are crowing yet but how do I know for sure that they are roosters. We think the lightest color one is the hen. Sorry its a bad pic.

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  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, sunnshine78, and [​IMG]! Happy you joined us! I think your rooster is some sort of mix but I'm not the person to ask. Post the pic in the link below - someone in the What Breed/Gender Is This thread will have more informed opinions. Good luck to you!

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this
     
  3. sunnshine78

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    Thanks! Im new here and wasn't sure where to post. Thanks again!
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Rooster is a crossbred and at least two of the chicks are cockerels - can't get a good idea on the chick looking away in the picture.
     
  5. sunnshine78

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    Thank u so much Sourland!
     
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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
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    Thank you all for the "welcome"! Im here in south west Arkansas and new to this site and raising chickens. Ive had chicks for 5 months now and had a big let down when Ive noticed that 4 out of my 6 chickens are roosters. And now I can't seem to evn give them away. I hate feeding something that has no use to me...we just wanted fresh eggs.
     
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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. :thumbsup
     
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