Can I even tell at this point if I have a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Liquendi, Apr 3, 2016.

  1. Liquendi

    Liquendi New Egg

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    They're four weeks old and from what I understand, it's a bit hard to tell yet. But I think that little one on the far right might be a cockerel. It's bigger than the others and I see it's tail feathers curling much more than the others. I don't think you can see in the photo, but I can already see wattles coming in on it. I can't get close enough to get a good photo because that one is a butt head. When I come to check up on them, this one will flap it's wings at me and if I scoop it up, it will give me a peck or two. Or maybe it's just a precocious hen!
     
  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    They all look like pullets so far.
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    It's a bit too early to tell for sure.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    too early wait till 6-8 weeks and post new photos
     

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