Is this light sussex definately a cockeral - soon to be rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AussieHens96, Feb 14, 2014.

  1. Cockeral for sure!

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  2. Maybe a cockeral

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  3. No idea....

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  4. Could be a female?

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  5. Definately a female!

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  1. AussieHens96

    AussieHens96 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We've had all four chicks from day olds and we've noticed that one is looking remarkably different. Can anyone say from the pictures that it's definately a male? Or is just a odd hen?

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    In comparison with same age light sussex pullet and light sussex cross Aracuana.
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  2. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

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    Rooster
     
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  3. Aacre

    Aacre Chillin' With My Peeps

    Very pretty..
     
  4. AussieHens96

    AussieHens96 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We'e noticed what looked like some play sparring but since our hens sometimes do it not sure. Isn't crowing yet. Want to sell if Rooster but want to be sure. When do Roosters crow? Specifically LS?
     
  5. AussieHens96

    AussieHens96 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm thinking rooster. How old?

    There's no magic age when roosters crow. Some crow at 3 weeks, some wait until a year or so. It doesn't matter by breed, either. They just crow when they're ready.
     
  7. AussieHens96

    AussieHens96 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    approx 10-12 weeks, most likely around 11 weeks.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Oh yeah, at that age it's a rooster.
     
  9. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    That's a rooster! It depends on the bird when they start to crow .mine were crowing at as early as 11 weeks but it just depends.
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, thats a rooster.
     

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