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Got to be a rooster...right???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by brandiskip, Feb 28, 2016.

  1. brandiskip

    brandiskip Out Of The Brooder

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    I swear this 11 week old is a rooster but a more experienced person told me it's a pullet. He said due to the dark legs and beak, it's a pullet. I think it's a roo because it's comb is obviously larger than the others and it also has feathers on its tail that are getting longer. Just the feathers on the tip are a beautiful green and a bit longer. It is a mixed breed so below, I'm going to post a picture of the roo and hen that it came from, although I'm not sure exactly which hen as they are not my chickens. Any help would be greatly appreciated because if it is a roo, I want him gone. Thanks!
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    85 % certain he is a cockerel. If he is male, pointy hackle and saddle feathers should soon appear. I think I can see them now, but am not 100 % on that.
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Trust yourself [​IMG]. That's definitely a cockerel. That much comb at this young age indicates a male. Also, the leakage of color on the wings is a male trait.
     
  5. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree.
     
  6. brandiskip

    brandiskip Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you thank you thank you! I'm still fairly new to this and I 2nd guess myself. Especially when someone tells me differently. He looks like he will be beautiful one day but I just don't need him :(
     

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