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Hen or Roo?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by elevan, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. elevan

    elevan Songster Premium Member

    Can you help me figure out if Coco is a hen or a roo? Also ideas on what breed would be helpful! 8 1/2 weeks old.
    Here's 3 pictures (the red bird in center of pics):




    Thanks for the help!
    Last edited: Oct 20, 2010

  2. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Songster

    Feb 1, 2009
    College Station, Tx
    AT 8 1/2 weeks, I'm voting roo! Breed... maybe RIR?
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    Hi there! I'm from Ohio too! I am thinking CoCo is a rooster. I say that because, at such a young age, that's a sizeable comb forming. Also, looks like he has pretty thick legs.
  4. elevan

    elevan Songster Premium Member

    Yeah, I figured roo too. Coco has always been the biggest of our 11 chicks. And now towers above the others.

    Yep, those legs are super thick, always have been and that comb has been there from pretty much the beginning.

    This is our first foray into the chicken world...but, I've always thought if Coco's not a Roo, I'll be surprised!


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