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Is my chook a rooster?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by miss wisp, Feb 9, 2016.

  1. miss wisp

    miss wisp Out Of The Brooder

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    He looks very rooster like to me after looking thru the net but can someone tell me for sure? It's a frizzle[​IMG]
     
  2. Qaib master

    Qaib master Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not really familiar with that breed but he looks like a rooster to me
     
  3. miss wisp

    miss wisp Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah they seem to be hard to find much on. do hens have big cones like that?
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    How old is the bird? Adult hens may have combs that large, but that appears to be a cockerel.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC and i hope that you have a more opinions as to to the gender of your bird soon.

    All the best
    CT
     
  7. miss wisp

    miss wisp Out Of The Brooder

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    It is apparently 4months. Is that because of the colour or size of the comb or wattle or is there another reason it's a cockerel?
     
  8. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    That is definitely a rooster, he's a nice looking fella, at that age the females have small orange combs.
     
  9. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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  10. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Another reason your bird is a cockerel, beside the comb, is the solid black chest and the dark red on the wings/shoulders. It's male specific coloring.
     

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