Could this be a rooster?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mulleteggs, Jul 18, 2016.

  1. mulleteggs

    mulleteggs New Egg

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    I thought isa browns were hens and the white ones roosters but this one's starting to look more like a rooster every day my other 3 don't have waddles or combs that big. Best pic I could get [​IMG]
     
  2. mulleteggs

    mulleteggs New Egg

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    Here's another one [​IMG]
    My other girls
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  3. mpmb1227

    mpmb1227 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's possible. How old are they? Sometimes a hen will develop faster in that manner, I've had a few in the past that were larger and had larger red combs, but still ended up being hens. The best thing to do is watch how he/she progresses, but ultimately until it either crows or lays an egg, it's hard to tell.
     
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  4. mulleteggs

    mulleteggs New Egg

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    It's about 14 weeks old
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Pullet. It's normal for combs and wattles to start turning red at that age. It means their bodies are hitting puberty and getting ready for egg production.
     
  6. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    If the comb and wattles have only just recently begun to turn red, these are indeed pullets. Cockerels' combs and wattles are already turning red by age six weeks.
     
  7. mulleteggs

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    OK thanks it must be way ahead of the rest just thought it was odd his are so red and the rest aren't yet.
     

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