Rooster or chicken?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by joshisamazing, Mar 19, 2015.

  1. joshisamazing

    joshisamazing Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]Hey everyone I'm curious and I'm wondering if this is common but I have 3 chicks. 2 pullets one brown one black. And one straight run! There all about a week and a half old and the the yellow straight run her/his comb is a lot bigger and a little red ALREADY! There only 1 and a half weeks old?? I'm almost positive that it's a rooster. but idk I hear not to just go by that? I wanna know what you guys think? and if you had something smellier to this happen to you??
     
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  2. joshisamazing

    joshisamazing Out Of The Brooder

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    As you can see in the picture the yellow one (Wallace) has a pretty big comb compared to the brown pullet next to him. which is a lot smaller? I'm still not completely sure if it's a rooster I just wanna know from some of you guys and see what you think. I live in the city so if it is a rooster I'll prob keep him and get a rooster collar for him! c: that way he doesn't have to become soup or fried chicken!
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    First of all, you have a little male in front there, a cockerel for sure. Secondly, in reference to your title, a rooster is a chicken, just a male chicken.

    Rooster is the male, hen is the female but they're both chickens.

    Welcome to BYC!
     
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  4. Chicken Girl1

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  5. joshisamazing

    joshisamazing Out Of The Brooder

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    OHHH haha I never knew that till now?? Thanks for the information. I appreciate it a lot! I'll deff keep a eye out for him and stuff and treat him well. c:
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    The straight run is almost certainly a cockerel.
     
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