Is this chicken a Rooster or a Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PastorLarry, Jan 9, 2014.

  1. PastorLarry

    PastorLarry Out Of The Brooder

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    I order eight started pullets from McMurray hatchery and received them the end of October. One of my black australops looks and acts more like a rooster than a hen. Her comb and wattle look like a rooster and her tail feathers are pointed rather than rounded. It also is starting to crow and mount my other hens. Can anyone tell by this picture?[​IMG]
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    The picture is pretty blurry, but it sure sounds like you have a cockerel
     
  3. annageckos

    annageckos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you get a closer photo? I can't tell from it, but your description sounds like a cockerel.
     
  4. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    You have a rooster
     
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2014
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a cockerel to me.
     

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