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Can someone help with sexing?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CocoPopz, Aug 30, 2013.

  1. CocoPopz

    CocoPopz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sandy is about 11 week old, I originally thought cockerel, but I really want it to be a hen, and can anyone tell me 100% because I'm rubbish at this, I tried to et photos at many angles...[​IMG]
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  2. fuzziecreatures

    fuzziecreatures Chillin' With My Peeps

    cockerel
     
  3. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    x2. 100%
     
  4. Tricoglossus

    Tricoglossus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With all that red comb and wattles and those long legs to help him mount the girls, he's all boy.
     
  5. CherishHolland

    CherishHolland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cockerel the red in the shoulders wattles combs legs are thick and feet are big.The way he stands pointy hackle feathers coming in he will probably start crowing in a couple of weeks
     
  6. CocoPopz

    CocoPopz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I knew it! Just didn't want to face the fact haha, thank you everyone
     
  7. CherishHolland

    CherishHolland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Want to know something funny I can sex pictures but I have a hard time sexing my flock lol!
     
  8. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    I feel you. I can spot a rooster a mile away here on BYC, but when I'm getting ready to cull my boys I always post to BYC first to confirm my suspicions because I'm so afraid to cull a pullet. It's always easier when it's someone else's bird and there are no emotions attached.
     
  9. CherishHolland

    CherishHolland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes I know what you mean I am having those emotions right now I have an aggressive rooster he was one of my 1st chickens and he is just so mean that he will be heading to crock pot camp I just have to suck it up and do it but I look at him and my heart breaks but then he bites me or flogs me lol and that love for him turns into a recipe for chicken stew just waiting on hubby to set up the kill tent.
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Oh thank goodness, I thought I was the only one! I can spot them easily here, but just the other day I was looking at my ~3 month old birds and realized I have 4 roosters, not 3. [​IMG] And last year, I wrote one off as a rooster by color at around 2 months, she's now one of my best layers! I think it's something about being around them every day, looking at them but not really "seeing" them, you know?

    And yes, the OP has a handsome rooster.
     

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