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URGENT PLEASE- confirmation of gender

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Little guy is 3.5 months. Rooster yeah? Checking for my sisters who need to rehome him if he is a roo because of council regs.
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I'm leaning towards cockerel but am not sure. It is hard to tell with Silkies.

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post #4 of 8

At 3.5 months, definitely.  None of my hens have anywhere close the amount of comb and wattles even when they are older.

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Looks like a cockerel to me.

Breeds I raise: Easter Eggers, Naked Necks, PROJECT white d'Uccles, Mille fleur d'Uccles, RI reds, Barred PR's, Assorted Cochins, GLW's, Sexlinks, Mutts, and one Lavender Orpington!

Turkeys: Bourbon Red ~ Standard Bronze

Ducks: Blue ripple and black Muscovys

 

 

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Breeds I raise: Easter Eggers, Naked Necks, PROJECT white d'Uccles, Mille fleur d'Uccles, RI reds, Barred PR's, Assorted Cochins, GLW's, Sexlinks, Mutts, and one Lavender Orpington!

Turkeys: Bourbon Red ~ Standard Bronze

Ducks: Blue ripple and black Muscovys

 

 

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post #6 of 8

I'm thinking cockerel, too.

Breeder of Dutch bantams, Wyandotte bantams, and a few exhibition rabbits.

Feel free to ask me questions about chicken and rabbit care, breeds, and showing! I'm always happy to help!

 

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Breeder of Dutch bantams, Wyandotte bantams, and a few exhibition rabbits.

Feel free to ask me questions about chicken and rabbit care, breeds, and showing! I'm always happy to help!

 

"All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;
They have their exits and their entrances,
And one man in his time plays many parts."

--William Shakespeare

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Thanks everyone. His brothers crowed very early but he hasn't yet. He's a dead ringer for his Dad so I'm pretty confident he's a roo.
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COCKEREL      when there are other roosters  present,  the less dominant males don't crow because they may get thrashed.  If he were alone  among hens, he probably would have  crowed by now.

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