Hopefully she's not a boy! What do you think?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by samusss, Feb 2, 2016.

  1. samusss

    samusss Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all, I recently signed up and I'm looking for some opinions on a chicken I have. I got some for Christmas from my boyfriend. We're not sure if one if this is make male though and I was hoping I could get anyone's input. It'll be a shame though if it happens to be a boy because she/he is my favorite of my small flock. I haven't seen any signs of saddle feathers,but the feathers around her neck seem to be more pointed than a female chickens should be. Her name is Ginger. She's a little over two months old. [​IMG]
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  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Given the redness of the comb and wattles at only 2 months and the pic of the tail feathers that you posted on Introduction to New Members, you have a cockerel. Sorry. :eek:(
     
  3. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree, it's a cockerel.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  5. samusss

    samusss Out Of The Brooder

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    Darn, I was so hoping he was a girl! Thanks everyone for the responses
     
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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    cockerel
     
  7. lozerface79

    lozerface79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you not able to keep cockerels? He is a really pretty bird. i hope you dont have to get rid of him :(
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     
  9. samusss

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    No, sadly I can't keep any cockerels and two of the three I have ended up being boys. He is really pretty, and I only imagine he'll get more handsome with age. I'm thinking of keeping him as long as I can and trying to find a nice home for them. Here is a full body shot and a photo of my other boy. [​IMG][/IMG]
     
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