EMERGENCY!!! Is this a cock?!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sienatiger, Oct 25, 2014.

  1. Sienatiger

    Sienatiger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really important! Tell me if you know! Thanks so much!
     
  2. andreanar

    andreanar Overrun With Chickens

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    How old? Can you get photos of the whole bird and some from the side, I can't see if it has big thick legs or saddle/hackle feathers from the posted pic.
     
  3. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    Without more information, hard to tell. How old is the chicken, can you post a full side view?
     
  4. Sienatiger

    Sienatiger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes here is a full view. I think he/she is about 10 weeks or so. Thanks so much for helping!
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  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, that is a cockerel.
     
  6. Sienatiger

    Sienatiger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Darn! I ordered him with a batch of 12 chicks. They were all supposed to be female. I'm so sad, but I will have to give him up. I really want a rooster, but our neighbors don't want the crowing. Sob.:hit
     
  7. Sienatiger

    Sienatiger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do u guys know when the crowing starts?
     
  8. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    I'm still a novice, but not convinced. I don't see saddle feathers, or sickle tail, can't really see hackles. photos are not a clear as I would like. About 10 weeks? if a little older could possibly be pullet, if younger with that comb could be roo.

    Why is this an emergency?
     
  9. Sienatiger

    Sienatiger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks again! Sorry about the pictures. The other rirs in the batch don't have nearly as big a comb or wattle.
     
  10. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    Comparison with same age, same breed is often the best way to tell. If comb/wattles are a lot larger, and they are 10 weeks, then likely a roo.
     

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