Help sexing my 18 week old

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by peanutka, Jul 29, 2013.

  1. peanutka

    peanutka New Egg

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    Hello,

    Any help would be appreciated.

    18 weeks old. No cockle-a-doodle-doing and although larger than others in the coop, quite timid.

    Feathers are brighter and different shaped - especially around neck and tail feathers

    No idea on breed so that could be why bigger/feathers different.

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  2. K Spot

    K Spot Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. shmccarthy

    shmccarthy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a cockerel
     
  4. peepsmama69

    peepsmama69 New Egg

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    Hi I don't have an answer for you, but I do have aquestion. I can not figure out how to post a question on a forum! ! Help! Thanks
     
  5. peanutka

    peanutka New Egg

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    2 for boy - thanks! Do you think he will crow if he hasn't yet? Or be less timid?

    Peepsmama, this was my first, I clicked on the arrow at the top right of screen and did from there (I'm on an ipad) good luck!
     
  6. shmccarthy

    shmccarthy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It just depends on the rooster really. I had one crow as early as 6 weeks and one as late as 8 months.
     
  7. peanutka

    peanutka New Egg

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    Wow 8 months.....time will tell I guess! Another question, if he is a he as seems the common thought, when will he start showing interest in the girls?
     
  8. LeviS

    LeviS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cockerel, and mine started showing interest in the female flock mates at about 16 weeks.
     

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