Hen or Roo

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by satkinson, Sep 21, 2016.

  1. satkinson

    satkinson Just Hatched

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    Hello [​IMG]
    Hoping for some help, I thought this chicken was a hen, but am starting to think it's actually a roo [​IMG] We have three about the same age (7-8 month) barnyard mix [​IMG]chickens and none are laying, or crowing yet.
     
  2. ECSandCCFS

    ECSandCCFS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm gonna guess roo. Those saddle feathers look too long for a hen.
     
  3. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agree
     
  4. satkinson

    satkinson Just Hatched

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    Darn, that's what I'm thinking but was hopeful for a hen [​IMG] Our first clue should have been that she is literally double the size of the other two. Hopefully the other two are actually hens
     
  5. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could post pics of them if you want
     
  6. satkinson

    satkinson Just Hatched

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    I think I will be doing that!
     
  7. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great
     
  8. satkinson

    satkinson Just Hatched

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    So the black one I'm pretty sure is a hen, my aunt ended up with a rooster and mine looks like the rest of her hens (thankfully) but then the brown girl is where I'm not sure again. She had a matching brown one (we got them from the same place) and now that they are maturing, hers has stayed brown, and mine has blue feathering, and I swear I see saddle feathers. Neither of them are near the size of the grey one.[​IMG][/IMG]
     
  9. satkinson

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    [​IMG]Sorry "hers" referring to my aunts chickens!
     
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