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Thoughts on a hen or roo please help ??

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Please help it's a 14 week australorp blue/lavender unsure if a roo or hen ??


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:welcome  It's a cockerel.

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Nikki
*C'mon, get flappy!*
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*C'mon, get flappy!*
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post #4 of 6

It's a roo and welcome to BYC.

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:welcome

 

That's a young rooster. 

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Rachel BB

Stem cell transplant from unrelated donor in Feb 2015. Thank you to all my friends here on BYC for all your support during my treatment and ongoing recovery!

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I can see why that could be a little confusing. The legs are pretty thin and the general shape is feminine. The dark red comb and large wattles at 14 weeks (thanks for including age) are a strong indication that it is a male, but the tail feathers are starting to curve down and I think I can see pointy saddle feathers. Those last two are a dead giveaway.

It is male.

 I grow a little impatient when people seem to think that they are unique in the world. Of course they are. Just like everyone else.

 

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 I grow a little impatient when people seem to think that they are unique in the world. Of course they are. Just like everyone else.

 

"If you make every game a life-and-death proposition, you're going to have problems. For one thing, you'll be dead a lot." — former North Carolina coach Dean Smith

 

http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/how-much-room-do-chickens-need

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