Rooster or Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AtxSmile, Nov 3, 2014.

  1. AtxSmile

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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a rooster to me, but a clear photo would help.
     
  3. AtxSmile

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    That was what I thought but I haven't heard it crow and I don't see any Spurs. It arrived in my backyard about a week ago. It's pretty skittish so the pics are hard to get. I'll go try again. Thanks!!!
     
  4. AtxSmile

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  5. AtxSmile

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    If you click on the pic it will get larger. I haven't seen it mount one of my hens, in fact my oldest hen pecks it in the head when it tries to eat scratch. Pretty funny, Goldie's pretty dominant. I specifically don't have roosters bc I'm in the city but hey, a feral crowless rooster sounds pretty rad to me. Even better if he impregnates my chickens, I had terrible luck witht the incubator last spring.
     
  6. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    I vote ROO. Goldie will settle down as soon as your roo begins to take charge of the flock!
     
  7. bephillips

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    I vote Roo also.
     
  8. AtxSmile

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    So possibly a juvenile Roo? I'm still amazed at the non crowing and the lack of Spurs. I'm happy to give him a home, but if he starts crowing my neighbors are going to kill me.
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Also looks like a cockerel to me.
     
  10. Michael OShay

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    Definitely a cockerel. Sorry. :eek:(
     

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