White leghorns... Roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by carolynbaals, Apr 17, 2016.

  1. carolynbaals

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    I'm brand new to chickens, and hoping someone can help me and let me know if you think these are roosters or hens?
     
  2. carolynbaals

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    I forgot to add, they are 4 weeks old
     
  3. ChickenLover200

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    I'll be in the barn!
    looking like roosters, but I'd wait and see because Leghors can be tricky, wtih hens maturing quicker than usual.
     
  4. carolynbaals

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    Thanks for replying! Hoping they turn out to be hens, roosters aren't allowed in my town.
     
  5. ChickenLover200

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    I'll be in the barn!
    aw. That's too bad. I alwyas keep all my roosters. I don't have the heart to kill themmyself and would hate to see them leave the farm. Now I always want to have at least one rooster so I can hear crowing :love It's too bad that you can't have roosters. Mabe post some pics in a few weeks so we can look again.
     
  6. carolynbaals

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    I would totally keep them if I was allowed, but I'll definitely rehome them if they turn out to be roosters. I'll post another picture in a few weeks to make sure before I make any decisions. I appreciate your help! :)
     
  7. ChickenLover200

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    I'll be in the barn!
    Did you buy them as pullets or straight run?
     
  8. carolynbaals

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    I bought them as pullets.
     
  9. ChickenLover200

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    I'll be in the barn!
    Then they should be pullets,but if not and they do turn out being roosters, maybe there's be a way to exchange them, BUT like I said, I'm not 100% sure they're cockerels, so the best thing to do is wait and see. Time will tell. Here's hoping you've got a couple of pullets there :)
     
  10. carolynbaals

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    I really hope so too!! I'm already attached and would hate to give them up.
     

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