Rooster or Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by clspivey, Aug 30, 2016.

  1. clspivey

    clspivey New Egg

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    We are very new to having backyard chicken so not sure how to tell them apart unless they crow or lay an egg. So far this one has done neither. It's about 3-4 months old. Is it a he or a she?
     
  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    100% cockerel.
     
  3. chickencraz

    chickencraz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cockerel x2
     
  4. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    X3

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  5. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X4
     
  6. clspivey

    clspivey New Egg

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    That is what I was afraid of :( I have another one that I am wondering about. So I'm guessing this one must be a rooster too?[​IMG]
     
  7. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely.
     
  8. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All four in this picture are boys.
     
  9. clspivey

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    Ok, thanks for the info. I wanted to be 100% before I sent them all off to their new homes tomorrow. All 5 of the 5 we raised turned out to be Roos. At the very least, it was a great learning experience for my daughter. Thanks everyone.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    all cockerels - yes a learning experience for your daughter but, also a sad one. Really seems to be a year for cockerels - everyone seems to be swamped with them. Maybe it's an El Nino thing - LOL
     
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