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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Sexybit, Jul 29, 2011.

  1. Sexybit

    Sexybit Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 24, 2011
    I am new to raised chickens. I started about a month ago with 2 hens...or I think they are hens. One I know is for sure because she laid her first egg last Sunday. She is a golden comet and her name is Shirley. The other one is named Laverne and I am not sure what she/he is...she is black and I think she resembles a Black Java because she has the green sheen to her black feathers. She also some red mixed in. Her legs are yellow though so I am not sure if Java is correct. "She" mounts Shirley all the time. She does not crow and she does not have spurs...yet. Shirley has established herself as top chick so is Laverne maybe challenging the pecking order?? I tried to post a pic of Laverne but I dont see it. I will keep trying to post it so you all can see Laverne and maybe tell me if you believe she is a hen/rooster and what kind she/he may be.
    Thanks for all your help and I cannot wait to see how much fun this forum will be!!!
  2. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 28, 2011
    Hello and welcome to BYC![​IMG] Congrats on your first egg! It does sound like you possibly have a rooster, but females do mount other females to show their dominance. Once you reach 10 posts, you can post a photo of the chicken in question and ask others opinion if or not you have a rooster. Good luck.[​IMG]
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Welcome from Kansas! [​IMG] Congrats on that first egg. [​IMG]
  4. Roccomanchickens

    Roccomanchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2011
    Carroll, IA
    Oh, It's fun! Welcome from Arkansas [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jul 29, 2011
  5. nurseshelly

    nurseshelly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2011
    Gilbert AZ
  6. coreybee

    coreybee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2011
    Nottingham, PA
    Welcome to BYC from PA!!!

  7. Leia's Chickens

    Leia's Chickens A Sunkissed Delight

    Jun 20, 2010
    [​IMG] from Oklahoma [​IMG]
  8. FeatheredObsessions

    FeatheredObsessions Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2010
  9. MysticScorpio82

    MysticScorpio82 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
    Maine, USA
    [​IMG] Welcome from Maine! [​IMG]
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Congrats on your first egg [​IMG]

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