BR roo??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Julieh424, Jul 19, 2019.

  1. Julieh424

    Julieh424 In the Brooder

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    My husband and I keep going back and forth on weither or not this is a hen or a cockeral. I've posted a picture of him/her when s/he was younger amd everyone agreed cockeral. Now as shes grown to 20 weeks I'm not so sure. Thoughts? Thanks in advance!
     

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  2. TooCheep

    TooCheep Chirping

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    That is a fine young hen. Congrats.
     
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  3. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Free Ranging

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    That's a very light pullet. She won't be a hen for another 32 weeks.
     
  4. Julieh424

    Julieh424 In the Brooder

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    Thank you so much! We though we heard her trying to crow a couple times. Maybe just another, dominate pullet cluck?
     
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  5. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Free Ranging

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    you sure it was a crow and not her practicing the egg song? or an alarm call? Some hens will crow, but a pullet crowing? Nigh on impossible.
     
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  6. cstephens1987

    cstephens1987 Songster

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    Pullet
     
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  7. Julieh424

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    Hmmm...now I'm not so sure. I'm a 1st time chicken owner, I'm still learning. I assumed the noise I've heard was a crow as it was much louder than what I've previously heard from the others. Shes also VERY bossy and pecks the smaller hens away from the food. That's another reason why I thought she was a cockeral. The dominate personality.
     
  8. Julieh424

    Julieh424 In the Brooder

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    If she is producing an egg song, appx how long until she lays an egg? I've heard it on and off for the last 2 weeks.
     
  9. cstephens1987

    cstephens1987 Songster

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    With that comb at 20 weeks I'd say it won't be long. Depending on your coop she may have already layed one hidden away somewhere
     
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  10. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Free Ranging

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    Definitely a pullet. :)
     
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