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Hen or rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickaflicka6, Jun 21, 2016.

  1. chickaflicka6

    chickaflicka6 New Egg

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    First time chicken owners,

    We currently have 8 chickens that are 13 weeks old and one of our EE's (amerucanas-not totally sure about what the difference) has recently started to crow. Since we put them in the coop and run this chicken has taken it upon itself to gather all the rest of the birds into the coop at night. I have attached a quick video of the chicken crowing and a few pictures from this morning of what "it" looks like. Im not experienced enough to total tell what this chicken is male or female. It's the one with the white, black, and a bit of brown.

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  2. Lincy

    Lincy Out Of The Brooder

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    You have a pretty Easter Egger roo.
     
  3. chickaflicka6

    chickaflicka6 New Egg

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    I was afraid of that. :( well thank you for answering so quickly! Much appreciated.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, Easter egger cockerel. Everyone else looks female from what I can see in the pics.
     
  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. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Somewhere in the Universe
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  7. chickaflicka6

    chickaflicka6 New Egg

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    Thank u again. After realizing that there is potential for getting a rooster when u buy female day old chicks, I have reevaluated the rest of the flock and it seems the rest are hens from what I can tell. If any of the rest become questionable I will be sure to post again! Thanks for the help everyone!
     

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