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Is this one looking like a rooster?

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

  1. Lalegid

    Lalegid Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    Lalegid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any more thoughts on this? Thanks :)
     
  6. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    I'd go pullet
     
  7. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    What color are this chicken's parents?
     
  8. Lalegid

    Lalegid Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Overrun With Chickens

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

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