Gender help

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by elainelalanne, Oct 5, 2013.

  1. elainelalanne

    elainelalanne New Egg

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    Hello All,
    I'm a new member. I have three 4 month old chickens and suspect that one is a rooster. She just started crowing this week and has always been the most aggressive of the 3 - running straight at the other chickens with feathers puffed up. She's a Columbian Wyandotte and I've attached pictures taken yesterday. She's kind of a pain but we still love her and hope she's not a rooster so we can keep her. Any thoughts are appreciated! Thanks![​IMG]
     
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  2. elainelalanne

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  4. shelbydog

    shelbydog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bristow, ok
    Pointed saddle feathers....your she is a he.
     
  5. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    Yes, that is a rooster, no doubt about it.
     
  6. elainelalanne

    elainelalanne New Egg

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    Oh man! That's a bummer. Thanks so much for your help though. I think we knew all along but have been in denial. :/
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    My Coop
    The saddle feather, comb + wattles, and the tail feathers reveal that it is a cockerel.
     
  8. nelmsy

    nelmsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a rooster
     
  9. elainelalanne

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    Thanks everyone. Our farm store will relocate him for us. Sad but glad to know. And the girls were always a little scared of him. We have a blue Cochin and a buff Orpington too and they are sweet as can be. Now I have to learn about integrating a new hen - if we decide to get another one. We're only allowed to have 3 so I know that will be tricky. Might just stick with the two.
     

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