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Hen or Rooster? 17-18 weeks old

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by blahblahblah282, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. blahblahblah282

    blahblahblah282 Out Of The Brooder

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    I asked before on here but was able to get some better pics. A few things seem to stick out to me both ways. No crowing (yet)...

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  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster.
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    This is the photo we've been waiting for. Do you see those feathers on the back that are really, extra shiny? Those are the male saddle feathers coming in. It's a boy.
     
  4. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster
     
  5. blahblahblah282

    blahblahblah282 Out Of The Brooder

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  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Sorry to say this but that is 100% male.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    it's a boy!
     

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