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orpington unsure if noisy hen or rooster

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He's a cockerel.
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oh no how do u tell
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He has long, pointy saddle and hackle feathers, something only roosters get. That white one in the top picture also has me suspicious from what I can see of it, do you have pictures of that one?
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best I could get but no That u say that I think u may be right
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Yep, that's a cockerel. Saddle and hackle feathers are the giveaway. 

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Originally Posted by donrae View Post
 

Yep, that's a cockerel. Saddle and hackle feathers are the giveaway. 

2x  plus the red comb & wattle

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Oh **** guess ill try and keep him hopefully my neighbours wont mind his My favourite
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