Euskal Oiloa/Basque Hen or Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Smokey2201, Sep 9, 2014.

  1. Smokey2201

    Smokey2201 Chirping

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    This is Lemon. I got her/him as a chick about 4 months ago. At first I thought she was definitely a hen but now i'm having second thoughts. If you have any guess please tell me! Thanks!
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    In the very first picture, I think that I see pointy saddle feathers starting to show. Conformation looks masculine, but I am not 100 % certain that it is a cockerel.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    I'm thinking cockerel, as I, too, think I see saddle feathers.
     
  4. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Songster

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    That looks pretty roo-ish to me too. You can check the saddle feathers, located on his back, just in front of his tail.

    "normal" with rounded ends = pullet
    long and pointy = roo
     
  5. Smokey2201

    Smokey2201 Chirping

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    yeah i looked at him closely and i see saddle feathers and some hackle feathers. He s a very big and heavy and makes deep noises when picked up. He hasn't crowed. Thanks for the help!
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Looks like a rooster to me.
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    X5 on rooster. Sorry. :eek:(
     
  8. Smokey2201

    Smokey2201 Chirping

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    Thanks! Oh great another rooster. I have 4 other roosters that where supposed to be hens...[​IMG]
     

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