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Thinking my EE is a Rooster...opinions please?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jwtyrcha, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. jwtyrcha

    jwtyrcha Out Of The Brooder

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    She/he is still young (approx 5 weeks) however just the way that Marshmallow carries herself and rules the roost leads me to believe this.
     
  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The comb seems to be developing. Yes, I'd say rooster. However, at 5 weeks don't be surprised if you get a surprise.
     
  3. jwtyrcha

    jwtyrcha Out Of The Brooder

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    I played a video of a rooster crowing and my other 3 did not react at all, but Mallow's head went up she stood up, the chest went out,the wings went down low and she started to walkabout like this is my brooder! Shame if she is, she is the sweetest out of all 4 of the chicks, but I don't think I could take a roo crowing all day long and would have to be rehomed.
     
  4. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    Do you have some closer pictures? I'm also thinking cockerel, but want to make sure I'm guessing correctly.
     
  5. jwtyrcha

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  6. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    Really can't say my opinion and be 100% sure. Sort of looks like a hen, but I see redness in the face, so I'm thinking cockerel. Time will tell for sure.
     
  7. jwtyrcha

    jwtyrcha Out Of The Brooder

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    I am hoping hen, she is my fave, so sweet! Thank you!
     

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