Is this a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chicklet77, Oct 24, 2013.

  1. chicklet77

    chicklet77 New Egg

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    I recently added some youn pullets (4months now) to my existing flock of 3 adult hens. I think I heard this one crow yesterday morning but I am not entirely sure. This is the first Americauna that I have raised and I thought the longish tail feathers were just part of the breeds "fluffiness" the young pullets do chest bump and posture often but again I assumed they were still establishing order. If this is a roo, he is still very timid around the other adult hens, will this change?? So take a look at these pics and let meknowwhat you think....rooster or not?

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  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Yep, that's a rooster.


    Cockadoodledo for you!

    Yes, as he matures he will assume his roosterly duties and may turn aggressive toward you and your family.
     
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  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Yes that is a boy. If his legs are greenish he is an easter egger.
     
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    And welcome to BYC!
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    He's a rooster, judging by the patchy coloring, curved tail feathers, red on the wings, and large red comb. And, I believe that he's an Easter Egger, not an Ameraucana. He's very pretty!
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    You have a handsome Easter egger rooster.
     
  7. linben

    linben Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a rooster to me, but I am not an expert.
     
  8. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    If you bought him recently as a pullet, I have to wonder about the seller's honesty. He's very obviously a cockerel to a trained eye.
     
  9. ChicknsRock

    ChicknsRock Overrun With Chickens

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    That is an Easter Egger rooster. He's pretty!
     
  10. bantygirl

    bantygirl Out Of The Brooder

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    He is a very handsome boy
     

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