Hen or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Boom Boom Chick, Aug 20, 2016.

  1. Boom Boom Chick

    Boom Boom Chick Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi Y'all,

    Its been some time I've posted any questions. Work work work! My hen hatched out 2 round batam eggs from her daughter and at birth they both showed signs of hens.

    Now, at 10 weeks old Bambi the second born looks like a rooster. She/He is molting baby feathers and new feathers are coming in that look like saddle feathers. The comb and waddles look small and not dark red. So this is my dilema.

    Any help from my backyard family will be much appreciated. Y'all are the best!

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  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    I'm leaning towards cockerel on this one. There seems to be hackles forming and quite a large tail feathers for a hen. I may be wrong, it's hard to tell with a non-single combed mixed breed.
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    85 % certain it's a cockerel.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I bid 100% cockerel
     
  5. BaileyMChicks

    BaileyMChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It't a cockerel. There are male feathers coming in everywhere.
     
  6. Boom Boom Chick

    Boom Boom Chick Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you Backyard family for all of the advise. I was really wishing for more hens. Our flock consists of 2 roosters and 2 hens and we wanted this hatch to be 2 more hens. I live in King and Queen county Virginia and looking to sell this baby to a good animal lover who will raise him and take good care of him.

    Any suggestions on the forum for local trading or sales?
     

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