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BA Hen or ROO?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DianaMallory, Sep 5, 2014.

  1. DianaMallory

    DianaMallory Songster 6 Years

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    this one is a hen I almost positive. Note the cone size.
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    This is suppose to be the first pics sister but I have doubts!
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    I know it is early yet but this is the first time I have ever had this breed
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    This ones cone is so much bigger than its sister.
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    I haven't heard any crows yet but it makes different noises than it's sister. Anyone have any clue at 8 weeks old? I really want this to be a hen!
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    All of them except the last I'm 98% positive are hens. The last one might very well be a rooster.
     
  3. DianaMallory

    DianaMallory Songster 6 Years

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    Hello there are only 2 of them and the first pic is a hen I don't doubt that one. The rest of the pics are of the same bird! I was in the pen with them and I used the flash the last pic I took obviously from outside the pen, with no flash. I think that is why the color of the feathers looks so different, the flash was highlighting colors you don't really see with the naked eye.
     
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  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    At 8 weeks old, no one's screaming rooster to me. This breed's boys usually aren't shy about announcing themselves.
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    They both look like pullets to me. I hope for your sake that I'm right. :eek:)
     
  6. DianaMallory

    DianaMallory Songster 6 Years

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    [​IMG] Me too! But the behavior makes me even more doubtful!
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    I'm thinking pullet on both.
     
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    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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  9. DianaMallory

    DianaMallory Songster 6 Years

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    The pic above shows both my BA's and my sweetie golden buff. they are all 12 weeks old now.
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    I believe this one above is a hen.
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    well here we are again at 12 weeks old still no crowing but I still have doubts on it being a hen.
     
  10. DianaMallory

    DianaMallory Songster 6 Years

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    It stands taller than the rest, looks so much bigger and seems to be in charge.
     

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