Is this a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Southernchickens, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. Southernchickens

    Southernchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The feed store said this chicken was a hen but I have some doubts. It is about 20 weeks old, has no spurs, hasn't crowed, hasn't layed eggs but the tail looks rooish to me. What does everyone else think is this a hen or rooster?
     
  2. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Definitely a rooster.
     
  3. krcote

    krcote Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes.
     
  4. The Lisser

    The Lisser Chillin' With My Peeps

    That is definitely a rooster. It has saddle feathers (the pointy feathers hanging down on either side of it's rear end) and a rooster tail.

    They don't start growing their spurs right away. Mine are 5 months old and only some of them are just starting to grow the spurs. Also 3 of mine haven't started crowing yet.

    Looks like you got yourself a pretty EE rooster!

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  5. Southernchickens

    Southernchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for all the help everyone.
     
  6. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roo
     

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