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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Oliver Whorwood: Male chickens are called roosters, cocks or cockerels.
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A baby chicken is called a chick. Chick's are not born directly by their mother's. The Hen's lay eggs. And when the eggs hatch, that's when the chicks come out.
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A rooster, also called a c- or chanticleer is a male chicken.
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1. Check with your local government regarding the laws of keeping roosters or cockerels - cockerels are young male chickens up to a year old. Some towns do not allow it due to their
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