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Help! I'm confused. Silly BCMs

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chattery41, Oct 27, 2015.

  1. chattery41

    chattery41 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Someone PLZ tell me is this a roo or hen? I have been watching him/her/it for a few weeks now and one minute it's a roo and the next it does a chicken mating dance for one I KNOW is a hen. Sigh. . . plz advise.
     
  2. chattery41

    chattery41 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] another pic of plumage
     
  3. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    That is a cockerel.
     
  4. SkylineFarms

    SkylineFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    100% Rooster
     
  5. chattery41

    chattery41 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for the depressing news. Lol. Hatched these all at the same time, EHAL, and up until a few weeks ago was sure I had 2 hens.[​IMG][​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  6. chattery41

    chattery41 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    All the birds pictured in this thread are definitely males. They are very handsome!
     
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    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  9. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Yep, three cockerels.
     
  10. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    Just so you know for next time, see how his feathers on the neck are long and skinny compared to the ones you know are girls, that's one sign.

    Then look at the feathers on his back sort of where the tail starts, see how they again are longer than on the hen and sort of hang down, another sign.

    Then of course there is the big giveaway, crowing :)

    Sorry you didn't get more girls.
     
    Last edited: Oct 27, 2015

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