How Do You Tell If Your Chicken Is a Rooster?

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To tell if your chicken is a rooster you will either have to wait for it to grow larger to tell, or be able to sex a chicken. Sexing a chicken is actually difficult and needs a good eye to tell the difference to see if it is a chicken or rooster when it is a chick. To see if it is a male squeeze open the anal opening and look for a very small bump.
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How Can I Tell If My Chicken Is a Rooster?
If you have purchased chicks that are straight run or have obtained a chick from a source that did not sex your chick, you may wonder if you have a cockerel or a pullet (rooster or hen). Determining if a chick is a rooster or hen can be a bit difficult,... More »
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