Is this one looking like a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lalegid, Feb 26, 2016.

  1. Lalegid

    Lalegid Chirping

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    I'm a little suspicious of this chick's behaviour. It is 3 months old now, a barred rock/araucana. Is it looking like a rooster? There is some colour in its face. [​IMG]
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  2. beb444

    beb444 Chirping

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    I can't really get a good look at his back feathers...any way you could take a photo of just his back/tail? I think it's a hen, but I really am not sure until I see that pic^
     
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  3. BaileyMChicks

    BaileyMChicks Songster

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    It looks like a pullet to me. The tail feathers look a little rooster-ish, but I had an EE banty cross chick(it was about 3-4 months old I think) at my local fair that a lady said was definitely a little rooster because of the tail feathers, but now SHE is laying me very pretty medium sized light brown eggs :) So I don't always go off of tail feathers.
     
  4. Lalegid

    Lalegid Chirping

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    Thanks :) Here are a couple more pics, gosh chickens are hard to photograph!
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  5. Lalegid

    Lalegid Chirping

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    Any more thoughts on this? Thanks :)
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    I'd go pullet
     
  7. What color are this chicken's parents?
     

  8. Lalegid

    Lalegid Chirping

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    Its dad is a barred rock, the mum is an aracana. I'm not sure what colour she is though.
     
  9. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    UK Araucana or America Araucana? If American, there isn't any Araucana or Ameraucana in that bird.
    We need to see a really good, crisp photo of the back feathers and the comb.
    The first couple photos had me thinking pullet. The last picture has me thinking cockerel.
     
  10. Lalegid

    Lalegid Chirping

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    I'll try take some decent pics tomorrow :) thanks
     

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