Hen or Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickenCin, May 23, 2017.

  1. ChickenCin

    ChickenCin Out Of The Brooder

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    IMG_5752.JPG Hi, Newbie chicken owner here.

    We recently got 2 chickens that were around 8-10 weeks old when we got them (on 29th April 2017), though we're not sure if one of them might be a rooster as over the last week one of them began giving what sounded like a little half crow/cockadoodledo a few times each morning.

    I have posted a couple of photos if anyone can tell if its a rooster or just a boisterous hen that makes noise.
     

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    The second one could be your culprit. I would wait a few more weeks to be sure.
     
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  3. ChickenCin

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    IMG_5746.JPG Here's another pic if it helps. I think it was mentioned it may be part easter egg chicken.
     
  4. ChickenCin

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    These are pics of the same bird, just different angles. The other chicken we have is white and has a pale face so we think she is definitely a hen.
     
  5. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Oops, sorry about that, I thought they were siblings.
     
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  6. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks cockerel but is stunning!
     
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  7. ChickenCin

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    Thanks, oh gee, we actually saw it do its little crow this morning so I think there's little doubt she's a he.
     
  8. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd love to have them but cant. :(
     

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