Help I am not sure where to post this about knowing if i have a rooste

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by aphalove, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. aphalove

    aphalove In the Brooder

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    I am not sure I am in the right area to post this. I bought 4 little Araucana chickens. I wanted one rooster. She said she thought I had one rooster and 3 hens. How old do they have to be to know if I have a rooster? I am not sure how old they are but they seem to be almost full size now. The one she said is a rooster is the same buff color and has a small cone on its head. I just not sure if its a rooster or not. Is their any other way to tell before it starts to crow? I cant say it has spurs as don't they all have little ones anyway? Thanks for any help to this very new chicken owner.
     

  2. crawfordmama

    crawfordmama Songster

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    Can you post a pic? How does the comb look in comparrison to the others?
     
  3. aphalove

    aphalove In the Brooder

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    I dont see any differnce I will get a pix of it and post it thank you for your help.
     
  4. rdport

    rdport In the Brooder

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    You should start seeing a difference in the combs and the legs...their combs should out grow the hens, even at an early age.
     

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