Hen or rooster? Please help

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lmsw0422, Aug 2, 2016.

  1. lmsw0422

    lmsw0422 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 14 week old ameraucana that I'm trying to find out if it is a hen or rooster?? It is black with a brown saddle and green tail feathers.
     
  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    got to have a picture
     
  3. lmsw0422

    lmsw0422 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been trying to figure out how to post a pic of him/her but my thread editor will not allow me to :/ any ideas how to get a pic up?
     
  4. lmsw0422

    lmsw0422 Out Of The Brooder

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  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep you've got a cockerel there. As another put it perfectly "red wing bars of doom".
     
  6. rebrascora

    rebrascora Overrun With Chickens

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    With those red patches on it's wings I am pretty certain that is a cockerel, even without seeing it's comb.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Cockerel
     
  8. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed.
     
  9. lmsw0422

    lmsw0422 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a black sex link rooster in a converted dog kennel on the other side of a building away from his "women" can I keep the two of them together? They have been raised together and I really hate to get rid of either.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    cockerel
     

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