Ancona 16 weeks hen or too?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by oeander, Jan 26, 2016.

  1. oeander

    oeander Out Of The Brooder

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    Been watching this one for sixteen weeks now and still can't tell sex! No crowing or roo behavior. Am I just taking myself into believing it's a hen?[​IMG]
     
  2. oeander

    oeander Out Of The Brooder

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    Here's another picture.
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Need to see a picture with natural lighting, and it needs to be really crisp to see the feathering on the back.
     
  4. oeander

    oeander Out Of The Brooder

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  5. oeander

    oeander Out Of The Brooder

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  6. oeander

    oeander Out Of The Brooder

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  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    I think I'm seeing some male saddle feathers coming in.
     
  8. oeander

    oeander Out Of The Brooder

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    That's what I was afraid of. Most feathers are rounded but I was wondering if some male feathers
    Might be appearing. I guess I'll know soon.
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm thinking cockerel.
     
  10. Michael OShay

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    It looks like a cockerel to me as well. :eek:(
     

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