Is my speckled sussex a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Audry, Nov 16, 2010.

  1. Audry

    Audry Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm pretty sure I know the answer, but I want to be wrong... so posting anyway. 14 weeks old. Was totally oblivious till (s)he crowed yesterday morning and I actually looked for signs of her not being a her. This is our only speckled sussex, so we had no basis for comparison.

    Thanks.

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  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Looks like my SS roo looked. They are not an easy breed to see the difference, but the crow kind of gives it away.
     
  3. 1mommahen

    1mommahen Love My Cluckin' Coop

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    Rooster [​IMG]
     
  4. lleighmay

    lleighmay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roo. Looks like mine that I had.
     
  5. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster.
     
  6. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    I agree with roo. Looks like very rooish tail feathers!!
     
  7. Crickett B

    Crickett B Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I vote roo too....
    But then, two of my hens, who are close to 9 months now, turned into roos 5 days ago [​IMG]
     
  8. Mtn Cur

    Mtn Cur Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster with out a doubt.
     
  9. kla37

    kla37 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    rooster, a pretty one!
     
  10. Audry

    Audry Out Of The Brooder

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    ::big sigh::

    thanks everyone. Now we have to figure out what to do with him... if he makes a racket our neighbors will complain, and we could be forced to get rid of all our chickens. We can't eat him after thinking of him as a pet for 14 weeks... If anyone lives near Charlotte, NC and wants a speckled Sussex rooster, let me know.
     

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