Hen or rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by flopschocolate, Nov 22, 2016.

  1. flopschocolate

    flopschocolate Out Of The Brooder

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    Bought three new "hens" last night but one of them sure looks like it has a rooster's tail feathers. Your opinion would be appreciated:
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  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Pretty sure I'm seeing the start of male plumage, so definitely thinking cockerel.

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  3. ECSandCCFS

    ECSandCCFS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see those feathers too. How old and what breed?
     
  4. flopschocolate

    flopschocolate Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't know exactly. "Hatched this spring" according to seller. Here's a pic of a what I believe is a hen that was hatched at the same time and has similar features:
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  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    First bird does look like a cockerel, second pullet.
     
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    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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  7. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    double post
     
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