Rhode Island Red Hen versus Rooster

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by DRBethke, Jul 26, 2014.

  1. DRBethke

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    Hi,

    We recently purchased what we thought were hens. As the chicks grew , one began crowing in the morning (cock a doodle do:/). Could someone let me know if this looks like a rooster? This is our first time owning chickens.

    Thanks
    Roby
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Yes, that's a rooster, and although it is partially obscured by the hardware cloth the bird in the pen looks suspiciously like a rooster also.
     
  3. DRBethke

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    Thanks so much! That explains a lot!
     
  4. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep, they both look like roos to me, too.
     

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