Male or female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by GreenDragon, Sep 1, 2014.

  1. GreenDragon

    GreenDragon Out Of The Brooder

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    I think that I've got a roo.[​IMG] I got RIR chicks this year from Orscheln's (just run of the mill RIR not Heritage reds). I had been noticing that one hen was starting to look funny, feathers different from the others, longer legs, thinner in the neck, and longer than the others. also tail feathers starting to look like the beginnings for a rooster tail. Here are some pics it would be great if I could get your opinions on what it is.

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    I think that he is near the 4 month age if my memory is right.
    thanks for any input
     
  2. NestingHillsSC

    NestingHillsSC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most diff a cockerel.
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Yup. Male.
     
  4. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    I think you have a rooster!
     
  5. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I agree, a male. If he is 4 months old it won't be long before you hear a funny crow.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X5 on male. Sorry. :eek:(
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry, that's a rooster.
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely a rooster.
     

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