WHY are the cute ones ALWAYS boys?????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Bengalcats1, May 24, 2011.

  1. Bengalcats1

    Bengalcats1 Songster

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    [​IMG] I was looking at my bantam cochin baby and he is ALL boy .....he has the most feathers on his feet Ive ever seen, BUSHY and he is a boy.....[​IMG]
     
  2. whimx

    whimx In the Brooder

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    awww, i'm sorry to hear that [​IMG] i would be so sad if mine were boys!
     
  3. Grillmaster33

    Grillmaster33 Songster

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    I have the worst luck with baby boys.

    I have 11 chicks at the moment and it seems that only two, MAYBE one are girls. Last year I had five and it turned out they were ALL boys and the year before my class hatched 10, 9 of which were....

    BOYS!
    lol
     
  4. Could be worse... I ordered my first chicks straight run and my favorite actually turned out to be a pullet! The first week we let them out to free range a hawk nabbed her. She was the only girl I had in that breed till about a year ago. It would have been easier if she had been a boy.
     
  5. Bengalcats1

    Bengalcats1 Songster

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    Quote:That is always my luck as well, more than half of mine end up to be boys and you can only have so many ya know? I have silkie babies now and I'm worried how many will be roos and they take so long to mature by then Im attached, I need to stop with the babies [​IMG]
     
  6. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Crowing

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    Quote:Oh my. I think I only have one boy and he/she was a sexed pullet RIR. His/her comb was bright red since 7 weeks. I'm waiting for a crow or an egg to make sure. I picked 8 chicks this year. My straight runs I believe are female!!! I've been very lucky!
     
  7. pgpoultry

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    Well I managed the 9 cockerels to 2 pullets from an 11 hatch, too, then had 6 cockerels from 6 hatched . I thought I was jinxed. However, my current hatch is 7 pullets to 2 cockerels, so the bad spell does pass....eventually.
     
  8. TreeHugger

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    I'm having roo overload this year also. Total of 13 chicks this year; 7 confirmed boys, 2 confirmed girls and the jury is still out on the other 4 (2 of which I'm thinking are roos).
     
  9. Bengalcats1

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    And for some reason it seems to be the Pretty ones, this little guy is going to be such a puff ball he would have made a beau girl [​IMG]
     
  10. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Isn't it the case with men too? You always have to get rid of the cute ones...
     

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