Guesses???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mrioux10, Oct 1, 2014.

  1. mrioux10

    mrioux10 New Egg

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    This chicken hatched on June 6th...he has yet to crow...or lay. It acts like a hen by participating in hen pecking if the new batch of hens I added, sits in an egg box, and gets pecked by the more dominant hens. But...it looks like a rooster![​IMG]. This is how it sleeps, the one in the bottom left egg box facing inwards: [​IMG]. Thoughts?
     
  2. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    That is a ROO.
     
  3. krista74

    krista74 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see sickle and saddle feathers.

    I think roo too.

    Krista
     
  4. mrioux10

    mrioux10 New Egg

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    That is my suspicion too....now to convince my daughter. ;-) Has anyone ever had a Roo be silent and act like a hen?
     
  5. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    Your roo is only around 4 months old...trust me, he'll come into his "own" shortly!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry, but you definitely have a cockerel.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    100% rooster.
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Definitely a cockerel. Sorry. :eek:(
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree he's a cockerel, and at only 4 months he's still a baby. The hormones will flow in the next couple months and he'll gradually start asserting himself. Right now he's kinda like a 12 year old boy...he knows he's male, but not a man yet.
     
  10. mrioux10

    mrioux10 New Egg

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    Yes....he *was* a rooster. ;-)
     

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