Gender issue...... re crowing...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by purpledonna, Nov 7, 2009.

  1. purpledonna

    purpledonna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have recently started keeping chickens in my suburban backyard. I brought 2 12 week olds from a bird shop. They are now 20 weeks old. In the last few days one of them has started making a noise that sounds suspiciously like a rooster noise to me..... but I am not very knowledgeable about chickens! After asking a few friends who keep chickens I am confused! Help! Is my Agnes a girl or a boy? How can I tell? [​IMG]

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    I hope this works.... [​IMG]

    Agnes is the noisy one at the back...
     
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  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    If you could post a photo, more experienced members could take a look and tell you what they think.... Hens will sometimes try to crow in the absence of a rooster.
     
  3. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    Can you post a pic?
     
  4. Harrietsmum

    Harrietsmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you know what breed of your chook? Some breeds are noisier than others, that may just be your problem.
     
  5. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    The one at the left is a rooster - the one on the right is a hen.
     
  6. purpledonna

    purpledonna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! [​IMG]
     

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