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Is my hen a rooster

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sqekka, Dec 19, 2015.

  1. sqekka

    sqekka New Egg

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    Hi, I need help. My hen has just discovered her vocals. She is 3 months old. Do I actually have a rooster? [​IMG]
     
  2. Toddrick

    Toddrick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It certainly could be a male. Are you implying that it crowed? If it crowed then it is definitely a male.
     
  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    At three months that's a big comb and wattles, more than likely a rooster.
     
  4. tjo804

    tjo804 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes I think your hen is a rooster

    Good lookin one though
     
    Last edited: Dec 19, 2015
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think rooster also
     
  6. sqekka

    sqekka New Egg

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    Thanks so much for your responses. So gutted - I only have 2, so to take this one away (as I live in the city) will mean I only have 1. Has anyone had any success in introducing new chickens? I think its cruel to only have 1.
     
  7. sqekka

    sqekka New Egg

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    yeah, it's been crowing the last 3 days. I was hoping it was trying to 'act' like a rooster!
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  9. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    it might go easier one on one as chickens don't like being alone, if you rehomed the rooster and wait a couple of days or so she will get lonely and perhaps be easier on another hen.
     
  10. fowllover1

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    definitely a roo roo
     

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