Hello! 1st time post! Rooster or hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Maguma Zoo, May 24, 2019.

  1. Maguma Zoo

    Maguma Zoo In the Brooder

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    I just started keeping chickens this year. We got what we were TOLD were 6 Rhode Island Red pullets. I have the feeling this one may be a roo. Size of comb, looks of the tail, black under the tail. Supposedly 6 weeks old now. Any thoughts?
     

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  2. Hencraze24

    Hencraze24 Songster

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    :welcome Glad to have you here!

    you have got yourself a young cockerel.
     
  3. crazy4ChickensNducks

    crazy4ChickensNducks Songster

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    X2 cockerel
     
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  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC. Most likely that bird is a cockerel.
     
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  5. Maguma Zoo

    Maguma Zoo In the Brooder

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    2???
     
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  6. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Crossing the Road

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    I agree, I believe you have a little cockerel :)
    (the x2 just means somebody agrees with a post)
     
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  7. cstephens1987

    cstephens1987 Crowing

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    Cockerel
     
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  8. mountainchickens

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    :welcome
    That's a handsome cockerel :)
     
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  9. Maguma Zoo

    Maguma Zoo In the Brooder

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    Thank goodness. I thought the x2 meant they saw another roo in the pic!

    Unfortunately, I was supposed to be given all girls. I guess someone goofed. I won't be able to keep him as I don't want baby chickens and the crowing won't make me OR my neighbors thrilled! Now I have no idea where to find another RIR at about the same age as the rest.
     

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