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"Hen" crowing?!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ndaniels1993, Nov 22, 2015.

  1. ndaniels1993

    ndaniels1993 Hatching

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    Hi everyone, my names nick im reasonably new to the forum besides being on here for a year or so withought registering, but I recently found a black copper maron hen or which I think it is and were in the process of building a run and coop for it, as I had it in the garage because it was too cold out last night in its cage, and this morning started to crow, is tgis actually a rooster? Was hoping it was a hen but oh well here's the pics.
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  2. bluema

    bluema Chirping

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    The pic isn't clear enough, but hens can crow. Example
     
  3. ndaniels1993

    ndaniels1993 Hatching

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  4. ndaniels1993

    ndaniels1993 Hatching

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    Is this a hen or roost? I put a clearer picture above.
     
  5. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Crowing

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    Looks like a silkie cockerel or cock. Not only is it a male, it's not a Marans.
     
  6. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    x 2 on both points!
     
  7. bluema

    bluema Chirping

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    Looks like a Silkie male. He's got walnut comb and darling dark eyes. You can be absolutely sure by looking at his toes. He should have 5, not 4.
    Silkies make great pet with their sweet temperament.
     

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