Is my crested a rooster? UPDATE on page two

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by oilcan, May 30, 2010.

  1. oilcan

    oilcan Out Of The Brooder

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    My partner thinks that the beginning of a wattle means this is a rooster. True? False? If you need better pictures let me know. Thanks in advance!

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  2. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

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    How old is this guy? If he is younger than 3-4 months I am going with roo. Those waddles are really red.
     
  3. oilcan

    oilcan Out Of The Brooder

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    8 weeks old.

    Crud.
     
  4. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

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    He's a pretty boy though! Can you not keep him?
     
  5. NancyinAlaska

    NancyinAlaska Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The top knot feathers are really well formed and thick, that's usually female, and the wattles aren't THAT big, females have small ones................ Roo's top knots aren't as pretty as the girls................
    Let us know when it's older, I'm saying female..........Better pics would help, these are pretty dark
     
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  6. jnkir7

    jnkir7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a hen to me all my girls got the wattle early i just knew i had boys but all are laying eggs i cant seem to get a rooster any other time i would get mostly roosters,
     
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  7. oilcan

    oilcan Out Of The Brooder

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    I will post a better picture later. Those were taken very late in the afternoon.

    If it is a rooster I will have to try to find someone to adopt him or kill him. Hate to do either, but would much rather re-home him. I won't do anything rash til I hear crowing!
     
  8. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    So to me the top knot looks girl as it is an even circle. The boys have a spiky rock star look to their crests.
     
  9. Mandalina

    Mandalina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what a handsome dude!
     
  10. I think hen
     

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