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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jklyles1, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. jklyles1

    jklyles1 Songster

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    We rescued this chicken and think it is a Langshan. But as it grows we think she may be
    a he??


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  2. how old is it? I am thinking it's a pullet, but age might change that
     
  3. missnu01

    missnu01 Songster

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    It is either an older hen, or a younger rooster. I can't tell which though...Hard to tell if the tail and hackle feathers are there for it to be a rooster...Someone else will probably know. I'm just now being able to tell the difference. And without knowing the age that makes it harder still for me.
     
  4. jklyles1

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    possibly 8-9 mths..not sure i believe what the guy told us tho.
     
  5. well, if that age is accurate, then it is a hen.
     
  6. jklyles1

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    Yay..i sure hope so!! We have had them 6 wks and their condition has improved so much but we havent seen any eggs yet. here is another one..pretty sure its a hen but not sure of breed. Love yalls quick replies!!
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  7. pretty birds! the chicken in the back is a rooster, and the blue hen appears to have game in her, but I'm not sure
     

  8. jklyles1

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    The one in the back is the same bird in first pictures. It hasnt ever crowed !! If it is a rooster should it be crowing by 8-9 mths age?
     
  9. the only reason I say that is in that picture it seems to have hackle feathers. point feathers on the back=rooster. round feathers on the back= hens. it might just be the different lighting
     
  10. I think it looks like a roo. Most asiatic breeds take longer to mature. Maybe he just never had a reason to crow or maybe I am wrong. But I would put him closer to 3-5 month age range. Can you keep a boy?
     

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