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Hen or rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Toothpick, Jul 15, 2019.

  1. Toothpick

    Toothpick Songster

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    I think it’s a rooster....

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  2. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    It looks like a Delaware. Age?
     
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  3. Toothpick

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    Couple months I think. I have Delaware and a RIR rooster. So it’s a mix.
     
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  4. Leahs Coop

    Leahs Coop Crossing the Road

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    I'm going to say pullet
     
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  5. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    So you are estimating 9 weeks old? I would say pullet.
     
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  6. sarahconnor

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    Check for spurs! PLUS they are always much larger than pullets. They generally tower over the other girls.
     
  7. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    I have a hen with 3/4" spurs. Spurs in cockerels do not develop until they are many months old.
     
  8. Toothpick

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    Yeah at least 8-9 weeks. Maybe a bit more. Unsure really. I was just wondering cause I think it’s a roo. But if it’s a hen I’ll toss it in with the others. If not, bye bye.
     
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  9. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Free Ranging

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    If it's that old I would say it's a pullet. :)
     
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  10. Toothpick

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    Thanks folks!
     
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