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Black Australorp- Do I have a Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KyPrideChicken, May 23, 2016.

  1. KyPrideChicken

    KyPrideChicken New Egg

    May 23, 2016
    Shepherdsville Ky
    I am definitely thinking this is a rooster but this is all new to me. Thanks for your help sexing this 12 week old!![​IMG]
  2. shortgrass

    shortgrass Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 14, 2015
    Northern Colorado
    Looks like a boy to me, especially if the pullets around him are the same breed and age. Very large red comb at 12 weeks; most pullets won't turn that red until onset of lay at 20 weeks or so, so its most likely a roo.
  3. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Chillin' With My Peeps

    Its looks like a roo with all the hens with him
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

    Mar 3, 2015
    Looks like a cockerel.

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