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Martha... or Marvin?!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Tsheaby, May 23, 2018.

  1. Tsheaby

    Tsheaby In the Brooder

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    Hi friends,
    First time chicken owner here. My hens are about 10 weeks old now and I have some concern that “Martha” may actually be a “Marvin”.

    Americauna

    “She” squaks and is pretty aggressive with the others. Especially the Blue Americauna pictured...

    I’m just not sure if this behavior is matriarchy or rooster...

    I tried to get a couple of pictures, here is the Shared Link with a video.

    https://www.icloud.com/sharedalbum/#B0MGfnH8tJ1qg7f

    Thank you!!
     

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  2. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crowing

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    Easter egger cockerel.
     
  3. Dayrel

    Dayrel Songster

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    Yup. Leaning towards cockerel.
     
  4. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Crowing

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    The one in that pic is an EE cockerel.
     
  5. Olivekat07

    Olivekat07 Songster

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    EE cockerel. Nice chicken!!
    I can see saddle feathers growing in and some heckle feathers, defenetly a cockerel.
     
  6. ECSandCCFS

    ECSandCCFS Crowing 5 Years

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    cockerel
     
  7. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Crowing

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    Easter Egger Cockerel

    Unles a bird is labeled as Ameraucana (note the spelling), and labeled as a specific color, it's an Easter Egger.
     
  8. Izzychicky

    Izzychicky Songster

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    Cockerel
     
  9. featherhead007

    featherhead007 Crowing

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    roos are nice too! peeps.JPG
     
  10. Tsheaby

    Tsheaby In the Brooder

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    Dang! I appreciate all of your replies. Unfortunately our county does not allow us to have Roosters...

    I was hoping “Marvin” was just being a loud, dominant hen... dang!

    ..... I feel bad he will have to be taken back, and likely be made dinner :(
     
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