"Hen or Rooster" Can anyone tell by this picture?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by TreeHuggers, Apr 12, 2012.

  1. TreeHuggers

    TreeHuggers New Egg

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    Our Chickens are just 6 weeks old. I would like some opinions whether anyone can tell if this might be a Rooster or a Hen?




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  2. Melinda35

    Melinda35 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First....[​IMG]

    How old? Just judging by the size of the chicken and the comb I am guessing roo. I am definitely no expert.
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. I have no clue. I wait til they start crowing.
     
  4. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi & Welcome!!
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  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio, so glad you joined. Are those hackle feather rounded or pointed? If pointed feathers= roo, rounded feathers=pullet :thumbsup
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    It's a pullet until it crows.
     
  8. mamas farm

    mamas farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we are guessing a rooster it has long feather's around it's neck . my kids and I wonder until we hear them crow . we waited and waited I thought I had all hens Until we heard a funny noise coming from the hen house the Rooster sounded like someone was squeezing his neck while he crowed . Now he has it down so well,that he likes to show it off,He crowed half the day one crow after another. I did some research and I found these photo's [​IMG]
     
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  9. chickenlover3

    chickenlover3 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have to say that the rounded feathers and the comb make it look like a pullet. But that is just an opinion i may not be right.[​IMG]
     
  10. TheChicknGarden

    TheChicknGarden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think pullet... neck feathers are round... and comb is on the pink side... but heck what do i know ... wait till it crows[​IMG]
     

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