Is this chicken a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by animal_lover03, Sep 4, 2009.

  1. animal_lover03

    animal_lover03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 14 chickens and they are all 21 weeks old, none of them are laying yet. One of them has developed a large wattle and comb and it is very red. I have a picture but I dont know how to put it on the post, can somebody tell me how to upload an image, please?
     
  2. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    go up to 'uploads' on the top toolbar (between recent posts and golden feather. That should walk you through the process. Then copy the image and insert it into your post.

    Chickens do develop at different rates. I swore (along with others on this board) that I had 3-4 roosters. Nope, all hens.

    i would expect most chickens to have red combs and waddles at that age.
     
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  3. animal_lover03

    animal_lover03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]

    Hopefully you can see this image, this is the chicken I was talking about.
     
  4. muell112

    muell112 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think so, he's very pretty.
     
  5. animal_lover03

    animal_lover03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is another chicken the same age as the possible rooster.
     
  6. newchickmom09

    newchickmom09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had two ROO's that looked the exact same. They were the tamest and sweetest things but can't have roos were I live. [​IMG] So they went to a friends farm and now she gets to enjoy them. My vote is roo on both.
     
  7. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Um, those are pullets (young females). [​IMG]
     
  8. jwchicklady

    jwchicklady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they both look like hens to me.
     
  9. animal_lover03

    animal_lover03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]I hope they are pullets because I cant keep a roosters. Thanks so much.
     
  10. scbatz33

    scbatz33 No Vacancy, Belfry Full

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    My guess is pullets , too. Looking at the feathers not the combs. What breed are they? I know my orps didn't start laying til 5 months and the polish was over 7 months old. Yours are right at the 5 month mark. I wouldn't worry too much. If they were boys, I'd bet money they'd already be crowing!
     

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