Do YOU know it's gender?

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

  1. It Kinda got a big red comb early (15 weeks, maybe? ), hangs out with a for sure austrolorp hen, had pointy hackle feathers but nadda single pointed saddle feathers. Completely round. Very odd, eccentric bird. Not very loud, but squawks if you catch it. The tail feathers are a tad rounded, but not enough to make me scream boy. Those rounded saddle feathers, if he was 20 weeks (ok no idea on its age) shouldn't he have saddle feathers ? So, that'd make 'him' a 'her', right? Gah, it's such an annoying bird!!! But, I love it xD and no, I can't tell you an age.

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    Note it's a spitzhauben (hatchery quality so has some polish I'm assuming) so it's anatomy is bit different then most crested chickens
     
    Last edited: Jul 30, 2013
  2. shmccarthy

    shmccarthy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well first of all, what a beautiful bird! My jaw dropped when I saw how pretty the plumage is :D I am completely unfamiliar with the breed, I've only heard the name but if I had to take a wild guess I would guess its a cockerel based on the hackle feathers.
     
  3. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    cockerel
     
  4. Tricoglossus

    Tricoglossus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep that's a boy! And he looks great by the way.
     
  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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  6. chickita12

    chickita12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I´m posting this a little late but, anyway I agree it´s probably a Roo. Hope you can Keep him/her![​IMG]
     
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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  8. CowGrrrl

    CowGrrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. ederob

    ederob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster!
     
  10. BantamLover21

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    Appenzeller Spitzhauben rooster.
     

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