Hen or Roo???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MetalFarm, Aug 24, 2014.

  1. MetalFarm

    MetalFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was told this EE was a too but it's 18 weeks now and hasn't crowed. Any ideas??

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  2. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's 100% a roo
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely a rooster.
     
  4. MetalFarm

    MetalFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]. This is him/her about 3 weeks ago
     
  5. MetalFarm

    MetalFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks for the replies! You wouldn't believe how hard we've been trying to get a boy! A flock off 23 all raised by at home and they were all girls! I finally decided to go out and adopt from someone with too many roosters. Any idea when he will crow? I'm expecting any day now.
     
  6. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the edge of insanity
    He probably hasn't crowed because he was in with a bunch of other roosters and wasn't high on the pecking order. Once he gets comfortable and finds his place in your flock, I'm sure you probably won't be able to make him stop!
     
  7. MetalFarm

    MetalFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have 4 hens his age and he's always running off with them when it comes time to free range. He and the younger hens are still afraid of the full grown flock. He's very handsome we can't wait to see what he'll look like when he fills out.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

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    Easter Egger cockerel.
     

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