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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 Hatching

    Nov 25, 2013
    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]
  2. ShinShien

    ShinShien Crowing

    Oct 1, 2013
    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 Chirping

    Jun 29, 2014
    Yeah that's a rooster. Color patterning is the clincher.
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Yep, that's a young cockerel. That much comb, plus the crowing, plus the color all mean rooster.

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