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black australorp roo??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mesz5, Jan 24, 2014.

  1. mesz5

    mesz5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This 11 month old is not laying, but also not crowing??? Any ideas?? I have 11 hens that do lay, flock of 12, and also have fertilized eggs? I know the body isn't very rooish but the face is starting too, I think

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  2. mesz5

    mesz5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first picture is a month or so older... 2nd one is today
     
  3. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a hen to me.

    What are you seeing that makes you think the eggs are fertilized?
     
  4. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks like a hen to me as well.
     
  5. mesz5

    mesz5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

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    That is definitely a fertile egg

    On a side note - that is a great picture of a fertilized egg! It is so hard to get the bullseye to really show.

    Hmmm the one chicken you posted looks like a hen to me. Do you have full body pics of it?
     
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  7. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    WOW! Better start getting photos of all your other chickens... and asking your neighbors if they have any pet roosters...
     
  8. mesz5

    mesz5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hahaha!! No visiting Roos, but I will get more pics of him/her tonight... Thanks
     
  9. mesz5

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    He was very camera shy at lunch
     
  10. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    There is a black and white chicken in your avatar pics that I'd like a current photo of. I really do think that Australorp is a pullet, but a closer picture of the neck feathers in particular would be good.
     

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