help with gender please!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by scootermom, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. scootermom

    scootermom Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my son's 3 month old chicken, we were told it was a Barnvelder. It is the biggest of all the chickens thta are the same age but different breeds, and is kind of the boss. What do you think - hen or roo? [​IMG] We are hoping for a hen! Idon't know if it means anything, but this chicken has the shiniest feathers I have ever seen on a bird before, it's like some of the feathers have been dipped in oil. Very pretty bird!

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  2. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington!

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    I am pretty sure that is a rooster. I do not think it is a Barnevelder either. Green tail, pointed hackles and large comb all looks roosterish.
     
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  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Definitely a rooster. And I don't think it looks like a Barnevelder either.
     
  4. zantroo

    zantroo Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm saying hen
     
  5. ZooMummzy

    ZooMummzy Queen of the Zoo

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    3 months of age? Definitely roosters. Only my laying hens have combs like that. Not sure of the breed.
     
  6. crash0330

    crash0330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roo.
     
  7. spikennipper

    spikennipper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster.
     
  8. crazy chook

    crazy chook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I think it is a rooster too.
     
  9. poodlepill

    poodlepill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a Barnevelder and I don't believe that is one.
     
  10. sandy sea

    sandy sea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster
     

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