Goldilocks hen or roo

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ArcticMermaid, Oct 24, 2015.

  1. ArcticMermaid

    ArcticMermaid Out Of The Brooder

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    Help Is it a hen or roo in the last 2 weeks goldilocks wattle and comb have doubled in size. all 3 buff orps were supposed to be pullets but at a month old you could tell rufus was a roo until the change in goldilocks she looked like butter cup they are now 5 months old names are under the pics [​IMG] Goldilocks [​IMG] Rufus [​IMG] Butter Cup
     
  2. LiraEstates

    LiraEstates Out Of The Brooder

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    Female - notice Rufus your roo, has male feathers around the neck while Goldilocks does not. She is a dominant female so her comb and wattles are getting larger but they won't get as large as Rufus. By month 6, you should see a more dramatic difference between Rufus and Goldilocks that there would be no question.
     
  3. ArcticMermaid

    ArcticMermaid Out Of The Brooder

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    That would explain her being the ring leader in teaching all the other hens how to get up in their shade tree
     
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2015
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Goldilocks is a pullet, and a very pretty one. :eek:)
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Pullet.
     
  7. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Goldilocks is a pullet, and from the looks of that comb, her first egg is not far off.
     
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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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