Rooster behavior?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lclubb37, Oct 8, 2016.

  1. lclubb37

    lclubb37 Just Hatched

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    Can you tell if a 4 week old white leghorn chick is a rooster by its behavior? I have 2 white leghorn chicks and one is more aggressive than the other toward the other chicks. It hops up on my arm and will sit on my shoulder, but it can be a bit of a bully. I'm new to the chicken mama world. [​IMG]
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Its not a cert, but I do find that cockerels are a little more confident and inquisitive
     
  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Many roosters will already have a pink comb at 4 weeks of age, where pullets will still be an orange yellow.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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