help.. please say no!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by n2h20, Jul 20, 2008.

  1. n2h20

    n2h20 Songster

    112
    1
    146
    May 7, 2008
    Pasadena Ca
    So i found a chcken 3 months ago.. i guess it to be about a month old at the time.. i built a coop added some new friends and have learn t alot from this site. well the last few days. (started about a 2 weeks ago) at 6 am i hear a crowing bird.. I researched and from what i can find some hens do crow. but the last 3 days it has been crowing every morning and even when i am out there with them.
    So now my question is, is it a rooster or a crowing hen?
    I have a few pics to help.

    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  2. n2h20

    n2h20 Songster

    112
    1
    146
    May 7, 2008
    Pasadena Ca
    [​IMG]

    if "it" was a month old when i found "it" then it is 3.5 months old.

    this bird is a month older than the rest..
     
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2008
  3. Beanbag

    Beanbag Songster

    150
    0
    119
    Jul 8, 2008
    South Georgia
    Quote:Hens don't crow, he also has very thick legs and a large comb,I'd say it's for sure a rooster, also looks like a beautiful Rhode Island Red.
     
  4. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    7,005
    34
    261
    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    You have a Roo.
     
  5. Ang

    Ang Songster

    681
    4
    151
    Jan 2, 2008
    West Central Illinois
    Looks like a rooster and not a crowing hen.
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

    30,362
    187
    456
    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Your RIR looks like a roo to me.
     
  7. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    21,908
    87
    418
    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Yep, looks roo ish to me!
     
  8. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Crowing

    3,088
    62
    269
    Feb 22, 2007
    Morganton, NC
    Definately a Rooster. No doupt. Just look at that head, the legs, and those neck feathers.

    BTW: Hens do crow occasionally. I have a little Cochin that crows. She lays, has set and is broody again now, but still crows when she feels like it. It sounds exactly like the Rooster that is in the lot. It does confuse him when she crows at him.

    Matt
     
  9. n2h20

    n2h20 Songster

    112
    1
    146
    May 7, 2008
    Pasadena Ca
    dang!!!!!!
    anybody want a rooster??
     
  10. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Songster

    Feb 26, 2008
    Colorado
    You have a very nice looking Rooster.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: