Help I think my hen is a he!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mpnovak5, Jun 20, 2018.

  1. Mpnovak5

    Mpnovak5 Hatching

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    Hi eveybody,
    This is my first little flock of chickens and I got them from a lady who told me they were all sexed (except for the silkie so I payed extra in case she was a rooster). However I think my silver laced wyandotte might be a he. This chicken is a cross believe to be SLW X Bielefelder. Before I contact the lady I purchased he/she from I would like some opinions. She has been a little noisy lately and she is a lot bigger than the rest but she is also older. I included recent pictures and from when she was younger. I really hope she is a hen because I got her to be once of my better egg layers!
     

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  2. 2 many chickens

    2 many chickens Songster

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    First picture is a male. I see pointy saddle feathers(feathers near the tail) and pointy hackle feathers near the neck. He's all cockerel. Pretty too.
     
  3. BreanneRN

    BreanneRN Songster

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    Yeah, I think that is a rooster, you should hear him crow soon...
     
  4. Perris

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    looks like a cockerel to me too, though certainty will come only with crowing or egg laying :)
     
  5. First two pics are of a definitely male bird. The third pic, the one in back may also feather out to be a male, too. I don't know how she "sexed" them, but she didn't do it correctly. ;)
     
  6. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Free Ranging 5 Years

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    Definitely a Roo
     
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  7. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Crowing

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    definite cockerel
     
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  8. Birds of a Feather

    Birds of a Feather Songster

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    The first one with the long tail is probably a cockerel.
     
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  9. BreanneRN

    BreanneRN Songster

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    As I read this, the 3rd pic one in back is the same bird (when young), as shown in the 1st 2 pics... Yeah, rooster!
     
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  10. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Crowing

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    Cockerel
     
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  11. cassie123

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    Cockerel
     
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