Is my brown leghorn a Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by UrbanChicksMKE, Jun 24, 2016.

  1. UrbanChicksMKE

    UrbanChicksMKE Out Of The Brooder

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    Pretty sure my brown leghorn, Alvin ( my son insisted the chick looked like a chipmunk. Perhaps he was on to something) is a Roo. Thoughts? This is my first batch of chicks. [​IMG]
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    How old?
     
  3. UrbanChicksMKE

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    About 2 months. This pic is from last week.
     
  4. UrbanChicksMKE

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    [​IMG]. Close up
     
  5. UrbanChicksMKE

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    [​IMG]. Better shot of the tail today
     
  6. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Definitely a rooster.
     
  7. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    You're correct, you got yourself a Cockerel.
     
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  8. Jenna14Chicken

    Jenna14Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking male but ive never raised them so someone correct me if I'm wrong thanks
     
  9. UrbanChicksMKE

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    That's what I'm afraid of. No boys allowed in our city. [​IMG]
     

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