Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by melmeier01, Jun 10, 2017.

  1. melmeier01

    melmeier01 Out Of The Brooder

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    IMG_1814.JPG IMG_1816.JPG IMG_1819.JPG IMG_1819.JPG IMG_1814.JPG IMG_1816.JPG 3-4 months old, either a true blue whiting or an olive egger, I couldn't keep the straight. It's been acting like a pullet, but is starting to look pretty like a rooster. Comb is very pale and small wattles, but the tail is dropping down. I'm about to give away my rooster collection plus a few unknowns and want to do it all in one trip, but ALL of my batch of OEs and true blue except maybe this one, are cockerels. I had four of each.
     
  2. RoostersAreAwesome

    RoostersAreAwesome Overrun With Chickens

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    That's not a rooster
     
  3. melmeier01

    melmeier01 Out Of The Brooder

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    IMG_1793.JPG Thank you! Now I'm rethinking my others. What about this one? No wattles to speak of and the flat black comb is tricky.
     
  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    The only suspicious one I see of being a male is the white one... But they are all too young to tell for certain.
     
  5. RoostersAreAwesome

    RoostersAreAwesome Overrun With Chickens

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    Hmmmm I'm not sure about that one. Could you take a pic of all the ones you think are rooster's saddle feathers?
     
  6. melmeier01

    melmeier01 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes! That's a Serama, they are SO easy to tell very early. I feel like I have a rooster farm. I live in town and I'm not supposed to have roosters. Plus I've got too many chickens anyway and need to downsize. But I love them all so it's hard to choose. That's why I'm focused on discovering the roosters because they're a little easier to part with because of our noise ordinance.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    The white one doesn't look like any kind of serama to me. For all your others it would be much easier if you only have one bird in each photo.
     

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