is there for sure way to.tell rooster or hen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dearnley, Jul 31, 2013.

  1. dearnley

    dearnley Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine are 3 months old. Some say point feathers some say saddle. Feathers I wish someone would come in take tipsters. End my questions over each one
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] the only sure way is to wait for them to crow or lay eggs
     
  5. dearnley

    dearnley Out Of The Brooder

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    with 18 it maybe hard to know who is laying and whos crowing ? idkive posted photos
     
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    Shiny, pointed saddle feathers, shiny hackles, big comb and curly, shiny tail feathers should start to be evident by now,
    Hens will have fluffy, round saddle feathers, have a larger pelvic (wider then a roo), smaller combs (big and red if laying) and not so shiny hackle feathers
     
  7. chickita12

    chickita12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im new to BYC too! [​IMG]Yup, the only sure way to find out is for them to crow or lay eggs!
     
  8. dearnley

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    nobody is saying cockadoodle do for sure so ?? i guess not a big deal
     

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