Rooster or hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pembsts, Jul 12, 2016.

  1. pembsts

    pembsts New Egg

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    Hi. We are relatively new to keeping chickens and recently purchased this pekin frizzle bantam, I was assured it was a hen, but now not so sure. Any thoughts welcomed please. [​IMG]
     
  2. BaileyMChicks

    BaileyMChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is it?
     
  3. MountainChook

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    [​IMG]Is this a rooster or a hen? It's around 5 months old and hasn't crowed yet. Also is it a Buff Orpington?
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Buff Orpington cockerel. Very visible long, thin, pointed saddle feathers.
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Really need to know the age.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    Looks to be a pullet.(frizzle)
     
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  7. pembsts

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    About 14 weeks, I think! We have had her/him for 6 weeks, I think she was about 8 ish weeks when we got her (the breeder was not good, to say the least )
     
  8. pembsts

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    About 14 weeks, I think! We have had her / him for 6 weeks, and I think she was about 8 ish weeks when we got her
     
  9. MountainChook

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    Thanks Junebuggena that makes me at least 9 roosters out of my 50 odd chickens that need to be culled. I have 2 older roos I want to keep and several younger roos that need to mature more before culling. These are some of my chickens. The rest are out running around.
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm leaning toward pullet, but it's hard not knowing age. Do you have pics from when you got it?
     

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