Rooster or No?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickenIsRwar, Oct 14, 2019.

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  1. ChickenIsRwar

    ChickenIsRwar Hatching

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    My handful of chickens are getting on 9 weeks old. Cochins

    I have one that is definitely the alpha bird. She is developing head features faster than her sisters, which makes me wonder if she is a Rooster. Or if the alpha bird just grows faster.

    The bird in question is right in the middle of the photo. The other hens' head features are all the uniform so far.
     

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  2. Tycine1

    Tycine1 Crowing

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    Cock-A-Doodle-Doo.
     
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  3. Evelyn Walker

    Evelyn Walker Songster

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    Yep, cockerel.
     
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  4. red horse ranch

    red horse ranch Crowing

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    9 weeks old with a comb that red.... It's a boy! :frow

    p.s. They make wonderful gentle roosters.
     
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  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    Yep that's a cockerel. Color is also an indicator in blues. Males tend to be darker than females.
     
  6. ChickenIsRwar

    ChickenIsRwar Hatching

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    How interesting. Thanks everyone! Hopefully my neighbors are fine with it.
     
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  7. ChickenIsRwar

    ChickenIsRwar Hatching

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    He* hasn't gotten a blue tent yet. Will be on the lookout for it.
     
  8. ChemicalchiCkns

    ChemicalchiCkns Songster

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    Entertainingly, he has a USAF decal on his neck, but backwards.
     
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  9. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    He is blue now. See how he looks darker than his sisters.
     
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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Agree with Gray Farms he is BLUE now!!
     

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