rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by wildbillg, Mar 16, 2016.

  1. wildbillg

    wildbillg Out Of The Brooder

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    I think one of my 2 rhode island whites might very well be a rooster
    4 months old and this is what SHE? looks like? [​IMG]


    And i also got two black jersey giants that one might be a Rooster also !
    CRAP
     
  2. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    Can you post a full body shot? Hens do get red in the face and develop more comb/wattle when they start getting close to laying age so I wouldn't call this bird a roo yet based on that alone.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'd expect a lot more comb development in a cockerel. Agree a full body shot would help.

    How close can you narrow down age?
     
  4. samantha237

    samantha237 New Egg

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    Can someone tell me if this is a rooster or a hen? I have 6 chicks and only 2 look like this. They are getting aggressive also. [​IMG]
     
  5. wildbillg

    wildbillg Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]

    Here is a pic of her or him as she walked in the coop
    the one peeping in is a jersey giant same age and im wondering also about that one a bit
    they are about 4 months old born in nov i got them about a month old on dec 23rd
    the more i look at her stature im thinking she is just a maturing fast female now.. but the giant behind her?
    lol prolly the same just a big girl...
    I do feed them pretty good
    they GF says i spoil them (the chickens) more then her...

    ON another note
    I do want to give them more room to roam so im thinking about makeing their area larger but it wont be covered like their run is now..
    5 ft fence going to be tall enough to keep them in? LOL
    not sure..
    they are now in a COVERED dog run that is 7.5 feet by 12.5 feet
    the new aditional area would be about 25 feet by 35 feet just not covered
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    So by my count it's about 20 weeks old. Definitely a pullet, getting close to laying [​IMG]
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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