What Is a Male Chicken Called?

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A male chicken is called a cock or a cockerel depending on its age. The age at which a cockerel becomes a cock depends on the type of chicken which is being raised. A sexually mature male chicken which is about five months old is referred to as a rooster.
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A male Chicken is called a rooster.
A rooster, which is also known as a cockerel or a cock, is a male chicken with the female being called a hen. Immature male chickens of less than a year's age are called cockerels. The oldest term used is cock which was derived from an old English word “coc”.
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