Hen or roo? Please help.

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the Standard o' started by katiek33, Jun 14, 2016.

  1. katiek33

    katiek33 New Egg

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    I'm pretty sure its a roo but this is my first time raising and owning chickens. Roosters are not allowed in the city I live. I just want to make sure before I give him away.[​IMG]
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  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    How old?
     
  3. katiek33

    katiek33 New Egg

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    About 5 months. I got them the first week of Febuary and I believe they were a few days old when I got them.
     
  4. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Then that is a pullet. She will be laying soon.
     
  5. katiek33

    katiek33 New Egg

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    Thanks! I found 2 eggs today just not sure who laid them.
     
  6. katiek33

    katiek33 New Egg

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    Here's a picture of her sibling. Their combs are different. The first one has a brighter and larger comb.
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The first one is just maturing faster. Just like with humans, they don't all hit puberty at the exact same moment.
     
  8. Elky

    Elky Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes that is a pullet. My barred rock hens looked like that when they were young.
     

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