Hen or Rooster?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by KahKaDoodleDo22, Nov 16, 2019.

  1. KahKaDoodleDo22

    KahKaDoodleDo22 Chirping

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    7847047A-376F-476F-85D1-823827013591.jpeg 7847047A-376F-476F-85D1-823827013591.jpeg F5E4D6DF-810D-443A-B89F-889F85AB0DF2.jpeg 00291D83-CEAE-45ED-B941-BD75CCF5BCF2.jpeg 7847047A-376F-476F-85D1-823827013591.jpeg Got this chick from a random guy who said it’s a hen. I’m thinking it might be a rooster...

    When I got this chick it had all of the back feathers plucked out by other chickens so I couldn’t see the back feathers. That’s the kicker. He also said it’s a red ameraucana. It’s most likely an Easter Egger. I know that, which is also hard to tell with the comb of that breed. What does everyone think?

    Thanks!
     
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  2. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

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    How old? Right now, looks like a red mix breed pullet, possibly with Easter Egger heritage.
     
  3. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Grandkids and chickens, what more could you want

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    It's kinda hard to say for certain without knowing the age, but I'm leaning more towards pullet. :) I don't really see anything screaming cockerel at the moment. As for breed I'm thinking it's a mix.
     
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  4. KahKaDoodleDo22

    KahKaDoodleDo22 Chirping

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    The guy said it was 4 months old and a red ameraucana. Obviously that’s not what she is. I hope she’s a pullet. I already have 4 roosters and don’t need more.

    I hope she is some type of EE mix but yeah I was thinking RIR or something similar of a mix with EE too.
     
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  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    Crossbred pullet
     
  6. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Grandkids and chickens, what more could you want

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    If it's 4 months old then it's definitely a pullet. :)
     
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