Rooster or hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickendude2711, Sep 27, 2013.

  1. chickendude2711

    chickendude2711 Out Of The Brooder

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    im really confused now. this chicken is over a year old now and to me it looks like a rooster but it doesn't crow and my hens all bully it. is it a rooster or hen?
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  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  3. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Rooster
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Rooster for sure. Very pretty color on him. Do you have another rooster? If it is not the dominant rooster it may just be staying out of the way of the boss rooster. If it is the only rooster, maybe he is just really slow maturing, or you have some really bossy hens.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    He's a rooster. You won't see a female colored like him. Pretty boy! He's probably just a submissive rooster, but may get more dominant and roosterlike as he gets older.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It's a rooster.

    have you had him all his life? He really doesn't look like a year old, he still looks immature and like he needs to fill out to me.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, certainly a rooster. A very handsome one, too.
     
  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  9. chickendude2711

    chickendude2711 Out Of The Brooder

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    i have have had him since the day he hatched. he hatched on the 9th of april 2012 and he is my only rooster and my first
     

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