Hen or rooster? Please help

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jc219, Mar 5, 2017.

  1. jc219

    jc219 New Egg

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    Hi there, could someone help me to understand if my chicken is a hen or rooster?

    She is roughly 6 months old.

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  2. flytie

    flytie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a roo to me, with the tail and saddle feathers, along with that big bright red comb


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    How didn't I notice? Welcome!! [​IMG]

    Also, do post in the breed and gender forum to get the best advice for this! [​IMG]
     
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  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    Howdy neighbour [​IMG] Welcome!

    Sorry if it is not want you wanted to hear but I am thinking male also. However, the more experienced folks on the Breed and Gender Forum are probably your best bet.

    Please do pop in and say Hello on the Aussie Thread to which Ken has also given you a link, you will be welcome.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
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  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings, jc219, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock! I shy away from poultry gender guesses as I am usually incorrect! Nut best wishes and thanks for joining BYC!
     
  7. N F C

    N F C got coffee? Premium Member Project Manager

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    I hope you'll be able to keep him, he's a handsome one!
     
  8. whoop whoop

    whoop whoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Welcome to BYC not good at calling Roo's but that looks like one very smart lad to me - good luck he should make interesting chicks
     
  9. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Welcome to the club! I am so glad you joined us and I hope you will make yourself at home here! :frow

    ~Cuz
     
  10. ChirpnBern

    ChirpnBern Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA!

    Ditto what everyone else said. I have a hen that is almost the perfect match for him. Almost identical.
     

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