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Am I a Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by twilightNC, Apr 24, 2008.

  1. twilightNC

    twilightNC Out Of The Brooder

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    This chicken doesn't "act" like a roo but is obviously bigger than the rest of my chickens but in a fat, chunky hen way. LOL. Please tell me she is a she. She [​IMG] is about 2 months old.

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  2. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Looks like a roo, to me...


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  3. twilightNC

    twilightNC Out Of The Brooder

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    :eek:
    oh noooooo!
     
  4. Windy Ridge

    Windy Ridge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a hen to me; I don't see pointy saddle feathers. Very pretty bird, whichever s/he is!
     
  5. twilightNC

    twilightNC Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Thanks. She is my sons favorite. She has a sweet attitude and she seems a little "chicken." [​IMG] Like, when I walk into the coop she runs off and the 2 roos we have don't. Usually.
    But she has that red comb and is SO much bigger than the rest I was beginning to question.
     
  6. Windy Ridge

    Windy Ridge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well it could be a roo. But sometimes they do just develop at different rates. One of my RIR hens got a red comb a good three weeks before the other girls did, and she was always bigger. One speckled sussex didn't start laying until she was 8 months old, while the others all laid before 6 months. The saddle feathers are a pretty good indicator at that age, though. You can probably tell better from where you are ( [​IMG] ). I just have a picture I'm squinting my eyes at. If those feathers are very pointy and seem to be getting long, it's probably a rooster.
     
  7. Kanchii

    Kanchii Chillin' With My Peeps

    It looks ike a girl to me. Hen's combs become red once they get close to start laying eggs. I don't see anything manly about it at all really.
     
  8. QueenieBee

    QueenieBee Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not an expert but it looks like a "she" to me. It looks just like a couple of my girls. They are bigger than their sisters too.

    She is very pretty. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Apr 24, 2008
  9. chickenranchwife

    chickenranchwife Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm no breed, but I say pullet. What is her breed? I have some that look like her.
     
  10. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    She is pretty and if shes a Brahma then she probably would be bigger because they are pretty chunky birds: she is very pretty
     

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