Is This a Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Newtohens, Jun 15, 2010.

  1. Newtohens

    Newtohens In the Brooder

    Apr 7, 2010
    So I have been holding out hope that Crazy Mabel is still a hen, but I'm not too sure. Yesterday morning I was walking out to the coop to let them out for the day at like 5:30 AM, and I heard her/him crow. But it was a pretty pathetic crow, it didn't sound like the typical "cock a doodle" do you know what I mean, it was more like "doooooooooooo". But that was the only morning he/she has done it. She/he doesn't act like a roo either from everything I have read on this site. Take a look and let me know what you think.


  2. I am 95% sure that is a rooster. especially because of the tail
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  3. dieselgrl48

    dieselgrl48 Songster

    Feb 21, 2010
    Yep look's like a roo to me.Hope you can keep him he is a nice looking bird.
  4. bturbo87

    bturbo87 Songster

    Apr 22, 2010
    the tail and those pointed feathers, also one thing ive noticed with mine is that the roos will develop those beatle green feathers a few weeks before the hens will( if the breed has that coloration).
  5. luvchicks8

    luvchicks8 Songster

    Jul 1, 2009
    new Hampshire
    It's a boy
  6. Knock Kneed Hen

    Knock Kneed Hen California Dream'in Chickens

    Feb 15, 2010
    So. Cal.
    Those are some BIG wattles on that little bird...."doooooo"!
  7. wildorchid053

    wildorchid053 Songster

    May 12, 2009
    syracuse area, ny
    looks just like my female golden laced that i ordered.. who is now crowing.. ooooops they sent the wrong sex lol. it is definately a male. not too bad i ordered 22 hens and got one male mixed in with the bunch

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