You all were right...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by serena763, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. serena763

    serena763 Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 11, 2010
    Here a roo, there a roo, everywhere a roo roo!! I believe it is becoming very evident that all my peanut chicks are roo's. 6 hens and 8 roos!! Oh nos!!



  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

    Sep 16, 2008
    Levan, UT
    Packing peanuts are almost ALWAYS roos...that's how hatcheries get rid of many of their extra boys...
  3. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

    Jan 26, 2010
    Texas, Panhandle
    Quote:What Colver said. [​IMG]
  4. Ariel301

    Ariel301 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    Kingman Arizona
    We went through that too...fortunately we welcome extra roosters as dinner guests here. We got ten packing peanuts, and one had us fooled that it was a girl up to just a week ago, and they are 5 months old. It looked like a hen, acted like a hen, never crowed...then I saw it grab another hen and mate it, so into the rooster pen it went. [​IMG]
  5. FRlEDeggs

    FRlEDeggs Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2010
    I know that hatcheries usually put packing peanuts, and I find it silly [​IMG] Why include extra chicks that are almost all roosters? What if you can't keep that many chicks?

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