I think i have a rooster...help please...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by clehmberg, Dec 12, 2015.

  1. clehmberg

    clehmberg Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought 2 young chickens about 5 months ago, I was told they were both amauricana pullets but now one of them is huge ( over 20" tall) and has started mounting the hens...is this a rooster...sorry my pic isn't very good...my profile pic is of he/she when young...[​IMG]

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  2. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Too Many Chickens Premium Member

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    Can't tell for sure from the photo, but it looks very much like a rooster. He has saddle feathers and a large, shiny tail.
     
  3. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    Looks like a rooster to me. Will that work for you?
     
  4. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's 100% a rooster
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, that's a rooster.
     
  6. clehmberg

    clehmberg Out Of The Brooder

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    I was able to clear up the photos
     
  7. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    Still looks like a rooster to me!
     
  8. clehmberg

    clehmberg Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm new to chickens...what are saddle feather?
     
  9. N F C

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  10. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Too Many Chickens Premium Member

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    :thumbsup lots better! Yep, rooster. :/
     

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