Is this a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NrthrnLghts, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. NrthrnLghts

    NrthrnLghts New Egg

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    I bought 4 Americauna chicks about a month ago. They were supposed to be 2 weeks old at that time, so we are floating somewhere around 6 weeks, give or take a couple of days. My question is....is one of them a rooster?

    His(her) tail feathers stick up MUCH further when sitting, standing, eating, or walking around. I tried to get some pictures, will go get more if needed.

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  2. kmfehrer2

    kmfehrer2 Out Of The Brooder

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    The one with the most red on it is a he (the one in the farthest back in the first pic). Looks like he has a pretty pronounced red comb as well.
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    You have Easter Eggers. And two of them are cockerels. The two that are up front, in this picture, are boys. They have the patchy dark red on the wing/shoulder area, that is specific to males.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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