Am I a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kylohen, Apr 1, 2018.

  1. kylohen

    kylohen In the Brooder

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    DCFBBA3F-0513-4237-9E42-809E11046F68.jpeg 9C7637BD-0435-4547-A91E-6B2E342E4C67.jpeg I bought some chickens January 1 from a well respected chicken breeder. Was told they were hens, but this sure is starting to look like a rooster!! “She “ is 20 weeks old now. No crowing and it’s bullied by another hen. Doesn’t act like a rooster at all. Eats food given to it by my other rooster just like a hen! What do you think?
     
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Waiting on a Fresh Garden Salad

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    Yes that's a rooster.
     
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  3. red horse ranch

    red horse ranch Crowing

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    Mighty pretty boy! ;)
     
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  4. keesmom

    keesmom Crowing

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    Cockerel.
     
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  5. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. .....

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    Yes, handsome cockerel
     
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  6. RoostersAreAwesome

    RoostersAreAwesome Free Ranging

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    His saddle feathers are pointed, so he's definitely a cockerel.
     
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  7. MattCopeland

    MattCopeland Songster

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    That's a cockerel he's just afraid to act like one because of the older rooster
     
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Smart young cockerels will not crow or act "roostery," in the presence of the Alpha roo. Otherwise the Alpha will thrash them severely.
     
  9. Goose girl1

    Goose girl1 Chirping

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    maybe a confused rooster:lol:
     

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