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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ninjapickles, Oct 24, 2014.

  1. Ninjapickles

    Ninjapickles Out Of The Brooder

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    Go ahead and crush my hopes.[​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. Ninjapickles

    Ninjapickles Out Of The Brooder

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  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    If you're wondering about gender, that is definitely a cockerel.
     
  4. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. MrsBrooke

    MrsBrooke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cockerel! :)

    MrsB
     
  6. Ninjapickles

    Ninjapickles Out Of The Brooder

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    Sadly this is what I had thought. :-( Thanks. I'm certain he will be gorgeous and hopefully I can find a home for him.
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    That is a rooster. Sorry! You can tell by the pointy hackle and sickle feathers plus the large and red comb and wattles.

    Welcome to BYC by the way!
     
  8. Ninjapickles

    Ninjapickles Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. Is it best to rehome now or after he is older? I can wait until he starts crowing. I mean do people generally prefer a juvinile like this or older. I'm so sad. This one was my favorite.
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Since you know he's male, and you probably don't want him to go for the table, I'd start advertising him asap. Give you more time to find him a home.
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry, but that is a cockerel.

    If you don't plan on keeping him, I'd start trying to find a home for him now. It often takes a while to find roosters another home.
     

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