5 wk old BO and SLW chest butting...does that mean roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lauriruth, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. lauriruth

    lauriruth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Please tell me my SLW is a hen...! She is very aggressive with my BO. i see no pointy feathers on hackle or saddle, no giant red comb (pink, but hennish, i think). are they simply discussing pecking order, or is this definite roo behavior?

    I don't have a camera.[​IMG]
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    Females do the chest bumping thing, too.
  3. HidingInTheHenHouse

    HidingInTheHenHouse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2008
    Post some pics. Someone here can probably help with gender id. Pullets will chest butt as well.

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