HEN OR ROOSTER

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by spunkyfroggie, Oct 18, 2014.

  1. spunkyfroggie

    spunkyfroggie In the Brooder

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    We thought this chicken was a girl until the last week with its tail feathers changing. Any help would be appreciated. I already have a rooster .[​IMG]
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  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master

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    I'm a novice, but the only sign I see of concern thus far is the tail feathers. I would suggest moving your question to What Breed or Gender is this forum…likely you'll get experienced opinions. and if you can get closer photos of the chicken, that would be helpful. ? is this a BO and ?? what age is she/he?
     
  3. spunkyfroggie

    spunkyfroggie In the Brooder

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    Yeah it's a BO and was born towards end of may
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Looks like a cockerel to me, but agree a better pic would help confirm.
     
  5. krista74

    krista74 Songster

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    I'd bet my bottom dollar that is a cockerel.

    It looks much like my BO rooster when I first got him at 5 months old.

    The sickle feathers are pretty convincing, as are the dark patches on the wings.

    If it turns out to be a pullet I'd be surprised.

    Sorry.

    Krista
     
  6. Tricoglossus

    Tricoglossus Songster

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    Rooster. Is that your other known rooster pictured in your last photo?
     
  7. roolbg

    roolbg In the Brooder

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    Similar question, young chicken, can we tell at 6 weeks? Unfortunately only chick survived so not got much to compare to... [​IMG]
     
  8. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. .....

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    Nothing screams cockerel at this point - no real comb/wattle development or color - so I'm leaning pullet.
     
  9. roolbg

    roolbg In the Brooder

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    #teampullet
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    spunkyfroggie, I think your bird is a cockerel.

    roolbg, your chick looks like a pullet.
     

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