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Does Spot know something I don't know? *updated pics

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CityGirlintheCountry, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    So this buff orp is a stumper for sure. I was just going to wait for an egg or a crow, but tonight Spot the mille fleur d'uccle roo had his way with her. Her mother had a red comb and wattles early on too. This one was hatched out in early February. So does Spot know something or was he just establishing dominance? He hasn't done the deed with any of the others and I'm pretty sure they are girls.

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  2. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do I see the beginnings of a sickle-shaped tail feather? Hmmmm... Looks suspiciously male to me.

    Most roos won't breed a female until she's mature, and ready to lay an egg. That chick won't be at that stage yet, so I'm guessing the mounting is a dominance thing.
     
  3. LadyShred

    LadyShred Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a hen. It sounds like she's got a lot of junk in the trunk. lol
     
  4. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    One post male, one post female. Hmmmm... so I'm going to have to wait for a crow or an egg is what we think. [​IMG]

    If her mother hadn't fooled me for months I would totally guess male. I mean, look at that face! But Dorito the hen (currently my best layer) was a rooster until that first egg popped out and surprised us all.

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  5. pinkfeather

    pinkfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster.
     
  6. turney31

    turney31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hen
     
  7. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    Y'all are killing me here. Are you just trying to mess with my head now?
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  8. okiehen

    okiehen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    rooster
     
  9. Dread Pirate Roberts

    Dread Pirate Roberts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    poulet
     
  10. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Can you get a better picture, maybe from the side, so we can see his/her legs, posture, and profile? That would help (I think).
     

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