Hen or Roo?? About 20 weeks old. Marans mix.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Shaw117, Oct 31, 2015.

  1. Shaw117

    Shaw117 Out Of The Brooder

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    Any idea if this is a hen or rooster?? No crowing, no Spurs, and it has not mounted any of the girls. Should be right around 20 weeks. Also, any idea what breed this is?? I was told it was a blue copper marans that was mixed with "something".

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  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    It's definitely a cockerel. Sorry. :eek:(
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    cockerel.
     
  4. Shaw117

    Shaw117 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]oh nooooo. Poor thing, I'll have to find a home for him. When do they usually start crowing??
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    definite cockerel - could be crowing any time now
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Rooster.
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Most cockerels begin crowing from 4-5 months, but occasionally one will take considerably longer, and on rare occasions it can be nearly a year.
     

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