Is this a hen or a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Donnigan, Sep 20, 2016.

  1. Donnigan

    Donnigan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I posted pictures of him when he was about 7 weeks and everyone said it was a rooster. My mom thinks its a hen. It's nearly 6 months old but doesn't crow or lay eggs. It's tail isn't curling very much but it has that green in its black feathers some roosters have. What is it?

    ( ignore all the corn cobs. The chickens had a feast this corn season!)
     
    Last edited: Sep 20, 2016
  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    can you get a picture from the side?
     
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cockerel, can clearly see the long thin saddle feathers.
     
  4. Donnigan

    Donnigan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had one in there but it didn't work. Hopefully it shows up this time![​IMG]


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  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    that's absolutely a cockerel
     
  6. Donnigan

    Donnigan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When do Ameracauna/ Easter Egger roosters start crowing? I think all my other roosters were crowing by this age.
     
  7. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some males never do crow.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    cockerel - has red over wings, among other things.
     
  9. MATTMMR7

    MATTMMR7 Just Hatched

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    I think it is a rooster. I'm so sorry if you were hoping for it to be a hen[​IMG]
     

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