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Ok last time before I get rid of him

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Abril1127, Oct 30, 2015.

  1. Abril1127

    Abril1127 Out Of The Brooder

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    Before I give him away or possibly eat him, are we sure this is a Rooster? I swore he clucked the other day. He is now 7 months old and has neither crowed or produced an egg.[​IMG][/IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, that is definitely a cockerel.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    He's a cockerel for sure. Most cockerels will start crowing from 4-5 months, but sometimes it's much later, particularly if they are the only cockerel around.
     
  4. loujeany

    loujeany Out Of The Brooder

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    I am fairly new also but read a lot about chickens on this website. So take my opinion in stride but the hackle feathers appear to be pointed which should mean Cockerel. The saddle feathers are not as consistent as a hen but appear to be shaped like a cockerel. FYI my rooster started crowing (poorly) just before 4 months.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    At 7 months, he's definitely a slow starter, but he's all boy. Come spring I'll bet he'll be singing every morning [​IMG]
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    cockerel
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cockerel.
     
  8. Coondawg07

    Coondawg07 New Egg

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    Looks like he even has some little Spurs growing.
     

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