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Hen or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Deansy85, Jan 14, 2016.

  1. Deansy85

    Deansy85 Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my Derbyshire Redcap. It is 28 weeks old now and up until a few weeks ago I believed it to be a hen but now I'm not so sure... I've had no eggs yet but I've also had no crowing or any sign of sexual behaviour. I would greatly appreciate a second opinion for experienced eyes. Thanks in advance

    Chris
     
  2. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster. Note the pointed "rooster feathers" on the neck and wings, and near the tail.
     
  3. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roo the pointed feathers give him away.
     
  4. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed. Definitely a cockerel.
     
  5. Deansy85

    Deansy85 Out Of The Brooder

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    As I feared. Unfortunately I cant keep him, so he will have to go.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    roo - also has the red coloring coming down toward his wings
     

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