What gender is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickFlick123, Apr 23, 2017.

  1. ChickFlick123

    ChickFlick123 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]I'm totally new to trying to figure out gender and the chicks I got were all supposed to be pullets but something nags at me that this might be a rooster...this one is pretty assertive in the coop, even towards the older chickens. It guards the hen house and won't let the younger ones up. Based on what I was told when I got it, it should be about 9-10 weeks old now.[​IMG][/IMG]
     
    Last edited: Apr 23, 2017
  2. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think that's a cockerel. It's comb is very red for a pullet of that age. Maybe you should take it back to the person you got it from.


    -Jet
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cockerel.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    cockerel. If the seller will take it back, you may want to do so. Very hard to rehome cockerels
     
  5. westmittengirl

    westmittengirl New Egg

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    I apologize I am new to this site and am trying to figure it out. Hopefully this posts in the right spot. I ordered pullets and received them but I'm thinking one is a roo. Can anyone give insight? The chick is 4weeks old and I believe it is one of my jersey Giants (I got a variety of birds and am still trying to figure them out lol)
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  6. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a young cockerel you've got there ;)
     

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