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15 week BO girl or boy?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MemphisChickens, Jul 8, 2011.

  1. MemphisChickens

    MemphisChickens Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 31, 2011
    Memphis, TN
    Zia is 15 weeks old in these pictures. She was such a friendly sweetheart but in the past couple of weeks she has become difficult to handle, she runs and jumps from us and is acting strange. I was looking at some other posts of 15 week old BO's and I noticed that her tail looks very different, she doesn't have that poofy bum they all seem to have. I'm starting to get concerned that she is a he. Any thoughts?

    the back of Zia with Ebo the SLW


    Tail feathers
  2. Gallusfarm

    Gallusfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2009
    definitely a pretty pullet [​IMG]
  3. patman75

    patman75 Chillin' With My Peeps

  4. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Very pretty girl [​IMG]
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop

    x3 And you take really nice photos!
  6. MemphisChickens

    MemphisChickens Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 31, 2011
    Memphis, TN
    Then why is she so moody? She is becoming more and more difficult to handle. We have started calling her the kung fu chicken because of her tactics of avoidance and annoyance.

    Thanks! I love taking pictures of our chickens. This was one reason I actually wanted them. Catching their personality on film is tough but I love it when I get that 1 photo that has the perfect lighting and shows their distinct personality.
  7. FarmCoe

    FarmCoe Flock Mistress

    May 22, 2010
    Planet Earth
    Quote:Our BO's are very moody. It's their nature.

    You have a very pretty hen [​IMG]
  8. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2010
    Quote:def pullet why are woman so moody? it is the question men have been asking for years but we never get an answer guess hens are the same. [​IMG]
  9. afj6710

    afj6710 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 2, 2011
    My BO pullets are very touchy and moody. I've always heard that they were sweet and friendly but mine are not.

    My BO cockeral is 13 weeks or so and looks MUCH more "rooish" than your bird. Comb is much larger and redder and he is getting very shiny hackles.
  10. teeville5

    teeville5 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2011

    x3 And you take really nice photos!

    I agree. [​IMG]

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