What Gender is My Rhode Island Red

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cluckduckgoose, Jul 6, 2016.

  1. cluckduckgoose

    cluckduckgoose Out Of The Brooder

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    This morning, my RIR was making weird noises that even made the neighbors come out. This is my first time having chickens and I'm not sure if it was crowing. She's not a Rooster is she?!?!
     
  2. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old?
     
  3. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cockerel

    If you look closely at the neck and tail you can see the shinny pointed hackle and saddle feathers. Also, the bird has a rounded tail, and a large red comb for it's age.
     
  4. cluckduckgoose

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    13 weeks
     
  5. CluckerCottage

    CluckerCottage Chillin' With My Peeps

    Definitely a cockerel.
    I hope you don't have one of those "no rooster" laws where you live.
     
  6. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chicken Obsessed

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    Cockerel for sure. Can you keep him?
     
  7. cluckduckgoose

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    Thanks everyone, we can't keep him but we are looking for a new home for him.
     

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