Please help. 21 week old chicken-rooster or hen??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hmillie, Jun 11, 2017.

  1. hmillie

    hmillie Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello Everyone!
    I got my second batch of chicks back in January and I cannot tell if one of them is a rooster or not. There has been no crowing, but there is something about him that just seems like a rooster to me! I had convinced myself it was a hen until last week when I saw him try to mount one of the hens from his batch. I only saw him do it once , but I'm back to thinking he's a he. He's an olive egger, but I don't know which breeds he's mixed with. What do you guys think?? IMG_3413.JPG IMG_3414.JPG IMG_3415.JPG IMG_3417.JPG
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Mounting is not just sexual
     
  4. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    Its a hen mounting is a dominance thing
     
  5. brandon00733

    brandon00733 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gorgeous I can't tell you much on sex but that chicken looks a lot like my blue anadalasin. Mine is almost 14 20170608_115437.jpg weeks so still kind of small.
     
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  6. hmillie

    hmillie Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone! I live in the city and cannot have roosters and she is so gorgeous, I really wanted to keep her. I was convinced from week two she was a he because she is sooo aloof. She won't let me touch her at all, even though I raised her from a chick. Oh well, she doesn't have to be my best friend as long as gives me some gorgeous eggs!!!
     
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  7. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    thats all that matters!
     
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Absolutely GORGEOUS!!
     

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