Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Pixystix686, Apr 3, 2018.

  1. Pixystix686

    Pixystix686 Hatching

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    My husband bought three “pullets” at the co-op a couple weeks ago. They were older than I’d prefer, but my husband didn’t consult me before buying them. So they were very skiddish. The sweetest and calmest one and my favorite is a black austrolorp. All of a sudden, I’m worrying my Chicken Noir is a Mr Noir. I don’t have experience to be able to tell. She/he is acting a fool and jumping on the other two. I couldn’t get a very good photo because they wouldn’t be still.
     

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender

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    You always want to wait longer to be sure, but it looks like a pullet to me.
     
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  3. cottontail farm

    cottontail farm Songster

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    They all look like ladies to me :)
    My chickens act like fools on a daily basis which can be either endearing or annoying. Lol.
     
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  4. Pixystix686

    Pixystix686 Hatching

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    I sure hope so. It’s my favorite. She’s just acting like such a rooster. She’s also chest bumping with the others. And she does this running and jumping in the air thing like she’s practicing flogging. We live in the city and can’t have roosters, so I’m being overly worried.
     
  5. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender

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    All chicks will chest bump to establish the pecking order. She may be aiming for the top.
     
  6. Pixystix686

    Pixystix686 Hatching

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    It’s been five years since I had chickens. This is the first time having them in the city. I think I’m being too paranoid.
     
  7. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    Look like pullets to me.
     
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  8. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    These are not male specific traits. Females can display the same traits. Don't get to worried just yet.
     
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  9. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    Cockerel. I see red wattles developing.
     
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