Black Australorps Rooster or Pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mudpuppy, Sep 29, 2011.

  1. mudpuppy

    mudpuppy New Egg

    May 26, 2011
    I am new to raising chickens and my first flock is just now 5 months old. I have 3 Black Australorps. All were factory sexed, but and one is larger than the others and is mounting the other hens and biting them on the head. Could I have a rooster? Photos of the bird are below; I'd really appreciate your feedback.

  2. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2011
    Houston, TX
    The 2nd pic is definitely a hen
  3. guinea fowl galore

    guinea fowl galore Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2009
    It looks like a hen to me. The behavior is very roosterish though [​IMG] do you have any roosters? If you don't then I think this girl is just trying to be the dominant hen by acting like a rooster.
  4. kiweed

    kiweed Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 9, 2011
    Murfreesboro TN

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