Hen or Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CapitalChickens, Aug 22, 2014.

  1. CapitalChickens

    CapitalChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a beautiful 12-14 week old cochin bantam. I'm so new to this backyard-chicken raising. I think/hope it's a hen, but the tail feathers worry me. No cock-a-doodle-dooing yet...

    What do you think??

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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely a rooster. Pretty boy!
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry, but that's a cockerel. He is a handsome boy!
     
  4. CapitalChickens

    CapitalChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh, no! That means two of my three are cockerels!! (my white one just cock-a-doodle-doo'd this morning).
     
  5. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    X2 .. definitely a ROO!
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Where are you located? They're so cute, someone may be willing to take them.
     

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