11 week old buff.... 99.9% sure its a rooster

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by AEJEfarm, Jul 20, 2016.

  1. AEJEfarm

    AEJEfarm In the Brooder

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    started "bock bock BCGOCK!" ing today.... for about 45 minutes, walking around the coop by him/herself while all of the girls were in the coop. we have a flock of 5, with this one, 2 RIRs, a barred rock and a silver laced wyandotte.

    this one has been growing quite a bit, looks to be starting to get saddle feathers and has been quite noisy. I ordered a pullet run in may from chickensforbackyards.com and this one turned 11 weeks old today. Is there any... I mean ANY chance this one isnt a rooster? my son will be very upset if Luna has to go to a different farm, unfortunately our town doesnt allow roosters.
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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    With a comb that red, at that age, it's most definitely a boy.
     
  3. GertrudeLover01

    GertrudeLover01 Songster

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    x2. That comb is as red as my almost 18 week old buff orpington pullet's.
     

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