A neighbor's gift to me...but what is it??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by blusea23, May 5, 2011.

  1. blusea23

    blusea23 Chirping

    Mar 6, 2011
    Aromas, CA
    Hi Folks,

    I adopted this chicken a couple days ago, and was fairly certain it was a hen until I heard a crow this morning. Not a very good one, mind you, but a crow nonetheless. Maybe it's obvious that this is a rooster, but I'd like to have a few more opinions to know for sure. And any idea on breed? Neighbor said RIR, but I have doubts. Thanks!!

    Bonny Seagraves

    P.S. Forum won't let me submit a photo, so you can view it by friending me on facebook [​IMG]
  2. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Songster

    May 1, 2009
    the edge of insanity
    You can also post the picture in a photo sharing website like photobucket to share.

  3. BookWorm243

    BookWorm243 Songster

    Oct 13, 2010
    Franklin, NC
    It looks like hen to me
  4. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Songster

    Apr 3, 2010
    Nenana, AK
    You can always post pics to your personal BYC page.
  5. blusea23

    blusea23 Chirping

    Mar 6, 2011
    Aromas, CA
    Quote:Thank you, I did, but the site considers me too new a user to put the pic in a post. Guess I'll have to put up a few more posts!

    We concluded the bird was a rooster, and after returning it the original owner (we can't keep roos in town), I found an egg in the nest box! Feel pretty silly, since I thought it would be easy to tell the difference on an adult bird, but I'm new at this and learning lots!

    Thanks for your input everyone!

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by