Hen or rooster

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Brookmartineau, Sep 22, 2018.

  1. Brookmartineau

    Brookmartineau Hatching

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    I’m trying to figure if my chicken is a hen or a rooster bought “her from an auction with no info
     

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  2. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

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    That is a production Red cockerel of about sixteen weeks. The shiny back feathers are indicative of a male, his legs are thick, and he's got a long, arching tail.

    Sorry.
     
  3. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Quail Hatch TBD

    Welcome to BYC!
    :yesss: We are glad you joined our flock!
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  4. DobieLover

    DobieLover Free Ranging

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    Welcome to BYC! :frow
    Hopefully this young cockerel will have some pullets or hens to look after. Hope he is a nice boy too!
     
  5. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Crossing the Road

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC! "her" is a "him".
     
  6. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Poppy-Dog

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    :frow Welcome to BYC!!! :woot It looks like a cockerel
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    :welcome:yesss: Nice looking cockerel
     
  8. 007Sean

    007Sean Enabler

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    Howdy :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Glad to have you here with us. Enjoy your time here at BYC!

    Thanks for joining our community! :celebrate
     
  9. Brahma Chicken5000

    Brahma Chicken5000 Araucana Addict

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    Looks like you got a cockerel.
     

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