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Do I have a Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by foofarm, Apr 26, 2017.

  1. foofarm

    foofarm Out Of The Brooder

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    My favorite "gal" has started crowing at about 7am when she wants out of the coop. My city doesn't allow roosters...she's 9 weeks old and VERY developed. Cuckoo Maran.

    I love her...she walks around like a hen and isn't aggressive towards anything. She was also from a hatchery.

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  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    The best I can tell from the pics is a cockerel.
     
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  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    I'm going with cockerel. 9 weeks is way to early to have a comb and wattles that read and big for a hen.
     
  4. foofarm

    foofarm Out Of The Brooder

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    What made you change your answer?

    I'm so sad
     
  5. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    i think its a cockerel and [​IMG]
     
  6. mrsdee

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    From what I've read, crowing definitely indicates a rooster/cockerel. That paired with the large, red comb and wattles. I've also read that with barred rocks and cuckoo marans roosters are a lot lighter in color between their barring. Females will be darker. Good luck! I've got young barred rocks and cuckoo marans and can't even tell the difference yet [​IMG]
     
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  7. Ogdenfarms22

    Ogdenfarms22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definetly a cockeral. My hens are 16 weeks and are barley getting ridden combs and wattles.
     
  8. foofarm

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    This is her as a sweet baby:

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  9. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    AWWWW cutie!
     
  10. foofarm

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    Would it be easy for me to check the vent at this point?
     

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