Help this BIGENDER chicken! NO LONGER BIGENDER WOOT

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Zahboo, Apr 26, 2009.

  1. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

    Feb 3, 2009
    Hope Mills, NC
    OKAY
    AFTER 4 PAGES I'M STILL LOST. I THINK ITS A BIGENDERED CHICKEN [​IMG]

    These are Jungle Fowl/Phoenix birds. They are 3 months old and VERY PRETTY. I love them. I just want to make sure. I think I sexed them right. I used their tails to sex them. 2 girls 1 boy was my guess

    Rooster right?
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    Hen, I said because she carries her tail and it doesn't have green in it like the roo does. it's also half the length.
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    This is a hen too? It's my tail feathers lol
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  2. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry, you got 3 hens. With the golden/BBR/silver phoenix the males look way different, they are black and red/gold/silver. Alot of phoenix hens have longer pointed tail feathers like that.
     
  3. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

    Feb 3, 2009
    Hope Mills, NC
    They aren't full blooded phoenix though. Also, they are only 3 months old, so couldn't he just be not developed all the way yet. Darn...
     
  4. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

    Feb 3, 2009
    Hope Mills, NC
    Here is a better pic of the one I thought was a roo. His neck feathers are different... \\[​IMG]
     
  5. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    I am sure the first one is a rooster. I had silver phoenix and that is a roo!!! It may be gold, but its for sure not a hen. The hens do not have long tails at all. I think because it is young,peope might mistake it for a hen. The tail is not as long as it is going to get!! Yay for you!!!

    I think the mix will throw some people off!!
     
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  6. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    I know its a hen. My friend Napalongtails had a bunch of hens hatch like that, its refered to as cock feathered hens, its not that common. We have a silver phoenix hen that had a long tail with two longer pointed tail feathers, it was as long as the leghorns roosters tail but she is or sure a hen. Her hackle feathers are also longer, pointed, and glossy like a males but she is a hen.
     
  7. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

    Feb 3, 2009
    Hope Mills, NC
    Well I hope they have another one. I REALLY need a roo [​IMG]
     
  8. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    If is a hen like the others, why does it look like a roo, and they don't? It's a roo! If it lays an egg then I will be wrong! So zaboo you need to let me know if it crows or if it lays an egg!!![​IMG]
     
  9. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh yeah well my momma says....hahaha. I say boy because she is BBR colored just like the phoenix and red jungle fowl hens. Both sides of her family produce males that look obvious with a black breast and such.

    So I say boy. I think we need another opinion.
     
  10. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh and plus I was noticing she has a feminine head and face [​IMG]
     

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