Cockerel?????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Blosing101, Aug 12, 2016.

  1. Blosing101

    Blosing101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Is this a cockerel and how do I tell? [​IMG]
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    It looks to be a hen.
     
  3. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Be Happy! Read more. Premium Member

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    How old is it?
    Does it crow?
    Do you have a clearer picture?
     
  4. Blosing101

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    It doesn't crow and it is about 5 months old, I was just wondering because of the size of it's cone.
     
  5. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    It's about to start laying eggs that's why the comb is red and enlarged. It has no hackle or saddle feathers, it's a hen.
     
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  6. KikisGirls

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    Congrats on your soon to be egg layer!!
    How exciting!
     
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  7. Blosing101

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    Thank you, I have one hen out of ten that just stated laying about 5 days ago. Hoping the others will start soon.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    I hope so too
     
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