One kids thinks this is a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by GLAMEOW, Jan 5, 2010.

  1. GLAMEOW

    GLAMEOW Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my friends really thinks that this chicken is a rooster, but others beg to differ....


    Outside holding him/her down .... that one doesn't like me too much [​IMG]

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    Another outside pic

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    In the coop with part of the flock

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    It's one of the few chickens who can't stand the sight of me :'(

    can anyone prove or disprove my friend's theory?
     
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  2. IwannaBEaMERMAID

    IwannaBEaMERMAID Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 28, 2009
    Beverly Hills, CA
    rooster....sorry [​IMG]
     
  3. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

    May 8, 2008
    North Carolina
    Gosh, it's hard to tell from those pics... EE roo? [​IMG]
     
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  4. GLAMEOW

    GLAMEOW Out Of The Brooder

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    He/she is a silent chicken, makes next to NO noise whatsoever

    i'm still puzzled

    and it's the biggest chicken in the flock... some say it may be some kind of "giant" chicken... like a jersey giant or something
     
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  5. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Robin'sBrood :

    Gosh, it's hard to tell from those pics... EE roo? [​IMG]

    I agree. The tail is curved, the hackle feathers pointy, and the face/stance says roo. With that beard I am also thinking E.E. As for the silent, I have lots of those little buggers around the same age, and they aren't very vocal.​
     
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  6. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

    May 8, 2008
    North Carolina
    Quote:How old?
     
  7. GLAMEOW

    GLAMEOW Out Of The Brooder

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    sry, these are about the best pics i could snag with a camera phone [​IMG]

    and it tends to run away from me

    born on spetember 9th 2009
     
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  8. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    Virginia
    Looks like a rooster, but what I really want to see is if the hackle feathers (on the neck) and saddle feathers (in front of the tail) are narrow and pointed. None of the pictures show it really well, but judging by the stance, comb development, tail feathers and attitude - you've got yourself a rooster.
     
  9. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Columbus,IN
    From what I can see .. the tail feathers say rooster... But I have been wrong before....
     
  10. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As for the size, Easter Eggers are just crossed chickens that carry the blue egg gene. So he could be part Jersey Giant, Orpington, or other large fowl, put he isn't pure. So if he is an E.E then that could explain his size.
     
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