will my chicks when older if there's no rooster?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by zade11, Jun 21, 2010.

  1. zade11

    zade11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I picked up my 10 chicks from straight run buckets at rural king 3 months later it looks as though they're all gonna be girls...if i don't have a rooster will they still lay eggs?
     
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Yes.

    Just like lady-people, chickens will still have their "cycle" whether or not a man/rooster is around.
     
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  3. zade11

    zade11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that's good to know. i had lots of people tell me that they wouldn't lay eggs if they didn't at least see a rooster
     
  4. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Quote:Just make sure you laugh on the inside. Most people don't appreciate the biology lesson on the fly. [​IMG]
     
  5. chick4chicks

    chick4chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You only need a rooster if you want fertile eggs, as ones you want to hatch out. Good luck with your chicks, hope for you they are all pullets. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. zade11

    zade11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    best as I can tell they all are which means they may not appreciate they're names as much...mostly slim shady and nixon
     
  7. schellie69

    schellie69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hens lay with or without a rooster. Only need a rooster if you want to hatch chickens. People without chickens do not understand just laugh on the inside and shake your head.
     
  8. zade11

    zade11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i'll just go along with what my mom thinks on the outside and act suprised when i go retrieve breakfast in a few months [​IMG]
     
  9. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Quote:Oh no! [​IMG]

    Don't tease too hard. She did give you life and all [​IMG]
     
  10. zade11

    zade11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    for some reason i almost said "don't worry I'm adopted" like the old joke "don't worry, I'm a doctor" when really I'm neither. the comedian inside me likes to make up things to make jokes funnier
     

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