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rooster or hen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by gimmie, Nov 29, 2015.

  1. gimmie

    gimmie Out Of The Brooder

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  2. Lovechickens202

    Lovechickens202 Out Of The Brooder

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    Which one are you trying to figure out if it is a roo or a hen? They both LOOK like hens to me but looks can be deceiving. But if one of them have extremely large combs it just might be a rooster. But a rooster has a totally different noise then a hen. It will start making 'baby' crows and it will be more aggressive toward the other chickens.
     
  3. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm leaning towards the first being a cockerel, along with the second. How old are they?
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I think they're both cockerels, but age is the key. If they're under 4 months, they're both male.
     
  5. Lovechickens202

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    Well I hope whatever the outcome is you will be happy. But I had the same kinds as those in the picture, although I don't remember what kinds they were, but they both looked like that and they were both hens. However I have had chickens for only 4 years so I would let those who have had chickens longer advise you!
     
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  6. gimmie

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    Their only a couple months old I'm not sure on the date they where born. I bought them.
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Given the size and redness of their combs and wattles at two months, they are both cockerels. :eek:(
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    both cockerels - sorry
     
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    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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