hen or roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by uwharrie, May 12, 2009.

  1. uwharrie

    uwharrie Out Of The Brooder

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    Jan 18, 2009
    Ok I am new to raising chickens and not sure if this is a hen ( I think so) or a Roo.
    Breed Austroloup
    age- approx 5-6 months

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    Last edited: May 12, 2009
  2. Tom Turkey

    Tom Turkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its a hen. [​IMG]
     
  3. StrawberryHouseMouse

    StrawberryHouseMouse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2009
    Cleveland, Tennessee
    Hen
     
  4. uwharrie

    uwharrie Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks! I thought it was a hen but a couple of the others look like this ( which is why I was a little bit worried)
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    Almost no crest and what is there is dark.
     
  5. StrawberryHouseMouse

    StrawberryHouseMouse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2009
    Cleveland, Tennessee
    Some hens have a little more comb and waddle then others. Its nothing to be alarmed about. In that case you have to just look at the body shape not the head.
     

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