Hen or rooster

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cmelancon89, Jan 7, 2017.

  1. cmelancon89

    cmelancon89 Out Of The Brooder

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    Small comb but colorful and Sadler feathers look rooster?[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. cmelancon89

    cmelancon89 Out Of The Brooder

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  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a male to me.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cockerel.
     
  5. cmelancon89

    cmelancon89 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. That's what I was thinking but I was really hoping I was wrong. I have too many roosters already [​IMG]
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, cockerel.

    for future reference, those red feathers coming in on the wings/shoulders are a trait only males have. Females will have the red/gold at the throat/neck/chest/collar area, but not back on the body like that. I call them the Red Patches of Death [​IMG]
     
  7. mizjones

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    So much knowledge on this site, it's overwhelming yet so helpful! [​IMG]
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree I call them "Red Patches of Doom" (cockerel) because a lot of folks have a fit if you say they have cockerels
     
  9. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I see little pointed saddle feathers coming in.....handsome boy you've got there! [​IMG]

    Unfortunately, I once had the exception to that rule, a stunning EE pullet with the "red patches of doom." [​IMG] I didn't find out from the poultry keepers we gave her to until several months later.

    ~Amari
     

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