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I think I've got a roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hopedwelling, Dec 8, 2015.

  1. hopedwelling

    hopedwelling New Egg

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    Our newest chicks are about 12-14 weeks old. . . I think we've got a rooster on our hands. Would love help confirming :)

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    Last edited: Dec 8, 2015
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Looks like a boy to me.
     
  3. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    See those long skinny feathers on the necK? If they have a point end its a boy. If they were more rounded ending and not quite as long then it's a girl.

    It should also start getting similar feathers growing down the side just before the start of the tail. And crowing of course eventually :)

    Looks like a boy from that photo to me.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    It's an Easter Egger cockerel.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    EE cockerel
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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