Hen or rooster ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kristin67, Jun 17, 2019.

  1. kristin67

    kristin67 In the Brooder

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    This is one of my 2 Australorps at almost 14 weeks old .. is it a hen or rooster do you think ? They both look the same .. EA336556-C643-40B1-8148-9578F081922A.jpeg
     
  2. keesmom

    keesmom Crowing

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    Cockerel.
     
  3. Pretty Birds

    Pretty Birds Songster

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    Looks like a rooster. Could you post a picture of a side view?
     
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  4. Leahs Coop

    Leahs Coop Free Ranging

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    Handsome cockerel
     
  5. Brahma Chicken5000

    Brahma Chicken5000 Araucana Addict

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    You have a handsome cockerel.
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    cockerel
     
  7. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Free Ranging

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    I agree, I think you have a cockerel
     
  8. Helloworld

    Helloworld Songster

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    Thats a rooster and if your talking about the hen sitting to his left as looking the same, um, I don’t see the red wattles or comb at all like him. And the fact that he is standing while his hens are sitting. See how he is reacting to your camera in a defense stance while the others know he has their backs? Lol
     
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  9. kristin67

    kristin67 In the Brooder

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    No no I know the one to his right is a hen but of a different type .. the other australorp was not on the fence at the same time. I got 30 new chickens this year and it is my first time ever having a rooster . I have a total of 50 chickens and within that was supposed to only be one rooster , a Brahma.. but the two australorps were from what was supposed to be pullets from tractor supply . Ooops! Ty everyone !
     
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  10. Helloworld

    Helloworld Songster

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    oops sorry, I misunderstood. TSC buys mixed and lies to us I tell u! Lol
     
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