Is my hen a rooster? Partridge Plymouth Rock

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Aseit472, Jul 25, 2014.

  1. Aseit472

    Aseit472 New Egg

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    Hey everyone! I'm brand new to backyard chicken keeping and just started with my small flock of 5; all different breeds. I'm certain 4 are hens but there is one in the bunch that I believe may be a rooster. It's my partridge Plymouth Rock. Is anyone familiar with this breed? They are only a little over 10 weeks old and she/he has become very vocal....and not vocal like the other girls. I watched some YouTube videos of juvenile roosters crowing and it's very similar. She/he is bossy, much bigger and stands taller. A few other friends who are familiar with chickens/chicken keeping are thinking its a rooster. I've attached some pictures...any input would be greatly appreciated!!! [​IMG]
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  2. ShinShien

    ShinShien Overrun With Chickens

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    Resembles a young rooster to me, but I'd get a few more opinions.
     
  3. Sorry, but he looks like a roo. My PPR was much smaller and had different coloring at that age.
     
  4. soydo

    soydo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah that's a rooster. Color patterning is the clincher.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, that's a young cockerel. That much comb, plus the crowing, plus the color all mean rooster.
     

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