Is he a Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 1 Critter Camp, Feb 8, 2014.

  1. 1 Critter Camp

    1 Critter Camp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a sizzle... I have two, I thought this one was a hen but now I think it is a rooster. Can anyone tell by these pictures? Not the greatest pictures!
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  2. Johnn

    Johnn Overrun With Chickens

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    Would need to know the age and have a full body pic.
     
  3. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    thinking pullet, but need better pics
     
  4. ramirezframing

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    Pullet
     
  5. Wyandottes7

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    Looks like a hen to me.
     
  6. 1 Critter Camp

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    Roo? Made better pictures today.

    I have a sizzle that I think is a rooster. And one that I am unsure.
    Here is the rooster, I think!!!
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    Here's the other sizzle that might be a rooster...
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    They stay together all of the time, they are best buddies! I am worried cause if they are not both roosters, I could have frazzled chicks! I have only seen one of them try to mate and that was the rooster.

    I hatched them about 6 months ago.
    Thank you for your input/insight!
     
  7. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they both look pretty henny to me. If you breed them breed them to a smooth bird, frizzleXfrizzle will produce some chicks with 2 frizzle genes(around here its called a curly/baldy) which makes for very brittle feathers and therefor a bird with always ragged looking plumage(unless right after a molt, only time they seem to look good). They end up being almost bald most of the year.
     
  8. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

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    Both look like pullets

    Do not breed a frizzle to a frizzle! The birds look miserable. Some people that have them (they got them from an irresponsible breeder), say that they act like they are in pain whenever you touch them. They can not take hot or cold weather. Some people keep them in there house, because they would die in the weather.
     
  9. 1 Critter Camp

    1 Critter Camp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't believe this is not a rooster... [​IMG]it is the one running around chasing everything and pulling feathers out of the head of my polish which I have now relocated to another pen.
    It is also the one the attacked a new rooster that I tried to introduce. Don't worry, I won't breed a sizzle and sizzle! If you are right, I have two hens and that won't happen anyway. I have silkie eggs in the incubator right now so maybe I'll have a rooster for my hens.
    I need to research how to tell the difference between male and female silkies! [​IMG]Thanks for everyone's information!

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    Last edited: Feb 10, 2014
  10. 1 Critter Camp

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    I'm going to let my two sizzle hens out with my silkie rooster and hopefully they won't fight
    I've kept them apart cause I thought I had roosters
    I have a lot to learn lol
     

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