Could this be a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jolyn, Aug 10, 2008.

  1. Jolyn

    Jolyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2008
    Northern California
    Ok my hens are about 18 weeks now. I have noticed that my Golden Sex Link is changing a little. I'm not sure if this is what a sickle feather looks like or not but i did notice her tail feathers looking different. I have not heard a crow at all. Could you take a look at Dolly and tell me what you think?

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  2. Jolyn

    Jolyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2008
    Northern California
    Here is a closer look at her/his comb and wattle. It is getting redder but if it's a hen i would expect that to be happening since she'd be getting closer to egg laying age.
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  3. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's all pullet, thats just a ragged main tail feather
     
  4. Jolyn

    Jolyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2008
    Northern California
    Oh thank you thank you thank you!!!!

    That's what i wanted to hear!

    Is the ragged tail feather ok? She didn't get it pecked at do you think?
     
  5. Jolyn

    Jolyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2008
    Northern California
    In that first picture you can see her sisters rump. Looks much smoother so you can see why i was confused.
     
  6. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's fine, she's just growing new feathers..In two weeks her tail will look like her sisters...Look for eggs soon........
     
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  7. Jolyn

    Jolyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2008
    Northern California
    I am going out right now to fill the nests with bedding and my little fake eggs. Yayyyyyyyyy can't wait.
     
  8. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Yep, Dolly is a Dolly. [​IMG]
     
  9. BantyHugger

    BantyHugger Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2008
    Ponder
    You can also tell that she is a she because of her color. Golden Sex Link roos are white with red spots.
     
  10. Jolyn

    Jolyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2008
    Northern California
    Quote:That is good to know!! Thanks!!
     

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