Hen or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tkdmommy, Sep 17, 2016.

  1. tkdmommy

    tkdmommy Out Of The Brooder

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    Help- is this a hen or roo? It's @ 18 wks old. It does crow, but in a different fashion than my frizzle roo & has absolutely no spurs. It's feet look exactly like all my other hen. It only seems to pick at & mount my gimpy hen who everyone else also picks on. My frizzle roo is @ 16 or 17 weeks & is constantly crowing, & already has very obvious spurs
     
  2. Mr Beaks

    Mr Beaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no experience with this breed but it looks like a cockerel to me :idunno.
     
  3. henny1129

    henny1129 Crazy Livestock Gal

    I agree with @Mr Beaks. I too have no expierience with this breed but it's looking like a cockerel to me. :/
     
  4. lydiagirl99

    lydiagirl99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed. Not all roos can spurs at the same speed and from experience I know all crows are definitely different , haha. I also do not have experience with the breed but your bird has very red and large comb and wattles.
     
  5. lydiagirl99

    lydiagirl99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and if you have another roo in the same pen, he could definitely be taking on the role of a lesser dominate roo, which would explain only mounting the gimpy hen.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Cockerel.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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