Does this little guy look like a rooster?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by tracykennedy, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. tracykennedy

    tracykennedy Out Of The Brooder

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    I just noticed that out of our four chicks, this one's tail feathers are coming in differently, like a fountain, instead of downward, like the others. Thoughts?

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  2. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    I would say yes it's a roo
     
  3. 7heaven

    7heaven Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like a rooster to me as well, but it can still be a little hard to tell at this age.
     
  4. tracykennedy

    tracykennedy Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! I am so new to all of this. I have been reading a lot on the forums here, and am amazed when folks can take a gues at the sex of a chicken. And then tonight I realized that this little one looks so different than the other three. Tail feathers and the comb are the two most noticeable differences, but the wing feathers are quite different too. I am leaning so much!
     
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