Speckled Sussex hen or roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by newchickfl, Aug 10, 2016.

  1. newchickfl

    newchickfl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got a new addition to my flock and was told it was a hen about 20 weeks old but I'm not so sure looking more closely. .....can I get your opinion out there[​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. BabyandCotton

    BabyandCotton Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cockerel
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Need a better photo that shows the overall feathering.
     
  4. newchickfl

    newchickfl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is another photo
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Even though the feathering is pretty blurry in that photo, it looks like the back feathers are long, thin, and pointed. Cockerel.
     
  6. newchickfl

    newchickfl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is what I thought but I am being told it's a hen
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Some people will say anything to get rid of extra males.
     
  8. newchickfl

    newchickfl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone now I have to get the people to take him back
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Cockerel - maybe you can show the seller - the " cockerel" replies here
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Another input for cockerel. Hens won't have those long, pointy feathers hanging down in front of the tail.
     

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