This is a rooster, isn't it?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by RaeC, Jul 18, 2008.

  1. RaeC

    RaeC In the Brooder

    Nov 18, 2007
    Mc Rae, AR
    This is supposed to be a pullet, and I thought it was, but, now I'm not sure. It's got the tail, hackle, and saddle feathers of a roo. Almost four months old. This is a nice bird, friendly, and used to get down into the "position" for my hand, and then shake it off. I've never had a rooster do that!

    I'm confused! [​IMG]

  2. Well a chicken can change its gender, it can't reproduce though, if there is a lack in rooster, but it has seen a rooster before, it will change they way it looks, it may be a pullet but will look exactly like a rooster, tail feathers, comb and all, so it could be a rooster wanna-be!! whether or not they will still produce eggs when a pullet changes to a rooster, I do Not KNOW!?!?! But now I am curious, for all others out there DO THEY STILL LAY EGGS?
  3. jossanne

    jossanne Songster

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    The shiny, pointy saddle and hackle feathers tell me roo...
  4. I say Rooster
  5. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    It's a rooster....
  6. austinhart123

    austinhart123 Songster

    Mar 12, 2008
    Los Angeles CA
    looksrooster but its face looks like a hen
  7. brooster

    brooster Songster

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    The wing bow and face look like a hen, but everything else is rooster.
  8. brooster

    brooster Songster

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    you will have to see if IT lays an egg!
  9. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    Looks like an RIR hen except for the hackle & saddle feathers.

    The face, comb and tail look like a hens, are the legs thicker than a hens?

  10. brooster

    brooster Songster

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    yes, i was just gonna ask if it was a RIR, they tend to look like males.

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