Can anyone tell if I'm a hen or rooster yet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by emilysteng, Aug 1, 2010.

  1. emilysteng

    emilysteng Songster

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    Here's my newest chicken friend who showed up about 3 weeks ago. Another lost/friendly/wild chicken. Can you tell yet whether it's a hen or chicken? Everyday I think differently, but I really don't know that much about chickens. Currently my name is Saca (short for Sacajawea) or sometimes Squawkers. She's very reliable, shows up every morning when we get to work and at lunchtime too. Good at getting away from the Molly, the neighbor's golden retriever who likes to chase chickens. And approximately how old do you think Saca is?

    Here she is about 2 weeks ago.
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    Here I am today.
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    I'll have to post some better pictures - will do that soon.
     

  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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    Rooster! Pointy saddle feathers! Just guessing, though.
     
  3. okiehen

    okiehen Songster

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    hen
     
  4. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    Looks like a girl to me.
     
  5. ve

    ve Songster

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    Game hen
     

  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I say girl too.
     
  7. nicholaschickens

    nicholaschickens In the Brooder

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    hen because it you hve a look at the back you can tell straight away
     
  8. key west chick

    key west chick Songster

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    Hen
     
  9. RedRoosterFarm

    RedRoosterFarm **LOVE MY SERAMAS**

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    lil girl
     

  10. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    Quote:My deciding factor was actually the comb... that far into development she would have had a huge red comb and wattles...
     

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