Do I have a ROOSTER on my hands?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hlroudeb, Aug 27, 2010.

  1. hlroudeb

    hlroudeb Out Of The Brooder

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    I have no idea how to tell....... he/she is 5 months old & HUGE!
    he/she is a talker..... and always flying over the gate & in trouble.

    How can I tell if he/she is a ROOSTER???? (see photo)

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    Thanks!
    Heather - Noblesville IN
     
  2. ve

    ve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Boy
     
  3. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its a dude [​IMG]

    make barred or cuckoo patterned birds are usually lighter than the females. also he has pointed saddle feathers, the ones on his lower back before the tail. he probably has pointed neck feathers as well.
     
  4. True Grit

    True Grit Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes, roo.
     
  5. hlroudeb

    hlroudeb Out Of The Brooder

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    Well HE'S GOTTA GO!!!

    Anyone in Indiana want a BOY?

    Thanks BYC!!

    Heather
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Nice looking, but yep, a boy.

    See ve, I agreed with you here.
     
  7. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    How you tell is that MASSIVE comb and wattles! Hens don't get those that large [​IMG] He'll be crowing ANY DAY NOW! Very pretty boy though [​IMG]
     
  8. hlroudeb

    hlroudeb Out Of The Brooder

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    I knew he was..... just checking.
    He grows like 3 inches a day!

    If he starts crowing the local town government is going to shoot him!!
    I need to find him a home very soon!

    I keep seeing FREE roosters.... are Roosters hard to get rid of????[​IMG]
     

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