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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by JimandTerry, Oct 27, 2013.

  1. JimandTerry

    JimandTerry Out Of The Brooder

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    Can someone tell me if this is a hen or rooster? [​IMG]
     
  2. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome.[​IMG] Not sure but going to guess anyway. I would say roo because of the pointy feathers.Some more pics may help also.
     
  3. JimandTerry

    JimandTerry Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks ... we thought originally a hen but it has been crowing better than the rooster we have. I will get a closer picture of the chicken.
     
  4. write2caroline

    write2caroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]Hi From Jacksonville! Beautiful Polish - I am going to say Rooster. Hard to tell from that angle. What I am looking at - And anyone with Polish might know better so I will defer if I am incorrect.....I am looking at the feathers around the neck. Roosters get these dagger shaped neck feathers which are long and thin and when they feel threatened they can raise them up to look menacingly fierce. Like a Lions mane.

    Your chicken appears to have those feathers. I could be wrong. I do not own a polish hen or rooster. Roosters Combs and wattles become very bright at a much younger age. And then there is the crowing -

    Caroline
     
  5. JimandTerry

    JimandTerry Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks Caroline!!

    Appreciate your feedback - Its' my first time having chickens and I didn't think when we bought chicks they would give us 2 roosters however, I can only assume they couldn't tell the sex that young. I don't know what happens when you have 2 roosters.
     
  6. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! Glad you joined BYC! :~D
     
  7. birdrescuer

    birdrescuer New Egg

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    Sorry I can't help with the id, but sending you a hearty welcome from another reasonably new member.
     
  8. JimandTerry

    JimandTerry Out Of The Brooder

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    hi... that's alright!! Appreciate the welcome for sure.
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  10. Bluebee

    Bluebee Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC JimandTerry! X2 on Kelsie2290's advice. Looks like rooster to me, beautiful bird! [​IMG]
     

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