Rooster or hen? Easter egger. Please help

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 1chickensbaby, Aug 16, 2018.

  1. 1chickensbaby

    1chickensbaby In the Brooder

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    My heart hopes this is a hen only because roosters cannot be kept where I live and their personality is wonderfully cute. Any thoughts on identification? I purchased about 8 weeks ago. Thank you
     

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  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Crossing the Road

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    You may want to post a closeup photo of the chickens comb. Roosters have a wider comb than hens. From the pose it is taking, I get a slight feeling that it may be a rooster.:idunno Like,,,, looking over the landscape and protecting his flock of hens. Also looks large enough to be crowing, or soon. If no crowing,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, start looking for possible eggs soon.
    WISHING YOU BEST,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, and :welcome
     
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  3. JedJackson

    JedJackson Free Ranging

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    It's difficult to tell in that picture, but my guess is cockerel based on the thick legs and red wings. Better pictures of comb, back and tail would help get more definite answers.
     
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  4. 1chickensbaby

    1chickensbaby In the Brooder

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    Thank you for your help. I’ll post more pictures tomorrow :)
     
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  5. 1chickensbaby

    1chickensbaby In the Brooder

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    I will post more pictures tomorrow. Thank you :)
     
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  6. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Crowing

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    you purchased it 8 weeks ago, but is it 8 weeks old? how old is this bird? Looking forward to your new pics.
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Out to pasture
    cockerel
     
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