rooster???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bhores0328, Oct 22, 2015.

  1. bhores0328

    bhores0328 New Egg

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    Ive been going back and forth wondering if one of my hens is a rooster. They are all about 6..7 months. He or she will crow whenever inside the coup when i let my dog out in the middle of the night. They will only do a couple crows and when i let my dog in they stop. Now when they are outside the coup they never crow. Ive read that hens can crow in the matter of protection. The whole thing throws me off because they never crow outside of the coup. Just kind of confused because i dont want to jump the gun and get rid of what i think is a rooster if he is a she.
     
  2. bhores0328

    bhores0328 New Egg

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  3. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Do you have a picture of her you could post?
     
  4. bhores0328

    bhores0328 New Egg

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    Uploading the best one i have.
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] There are occasional crowing hens, but they are generally older birds. Do the 'crowing' birds have rooster feathering - pointy hackle, saddle and sickle feathers?
     
  6. bhores0328

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  7. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    I believe you have a pretty cockerel there.
     
  8. bhores0328

    bhores0328 New Egg

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    The reality i dont want to accept. Ugh.
     
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Yep, it's a cockerel.
     
  10. BantamLover21

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    Rooster.
     

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