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Could Rose be a Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by anperrin, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. anperrin

    anperrin Out Of The Brooder

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    Rose (EE) will be a year old on the 6th of April, I have her and 3 others hatched the same day. I got my first egg about a month ago and have only recieved 12 eggs total as of today. I'm pretty sure the other three are the ones laying the eggs, as I've gotten three slightly differant shades and shaped eggs and they are the ones going in and out of the nesting boxes. My husband is convenced Rose is not a Rose but really a rooster instead any thoughts ?
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  2. Deerling

    Deerling Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Chick_In_The_Burbs

    Chick_In_The_Burbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a hen to me but a better shot of the tail feathers would tell for sure. Saddle feathers are a dead give away. I will say her comb is much redder than my gals. But then that could just be the pure contrast with the white feathers.

    Some birds just don't lay well ever. Just random genetic quirks.
     
  4. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hen.
     
  5. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Agree, that's a hen.
     
  6. anperrin

    anperrin Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks the tail feathers are the same as the other chickens we have.
     
  7. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's probably laying similar colored eggs as the others, and they are trading off on days that they lay. Her comb indicate a hen in laying condition.
     

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