Hen? or Roo?...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by beachchick, Sep 2, 2009.

  1. beachchick

    beachchick Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 6 - 18 wks hens. 3 RIR and 3 Black Sex Link. The girls have been laying for two weeks now. The past week we have gotten 5 eggs daily. We have long suspected one of the RIR to be a rooster. (No real reason - just a hunch). She is chased away from the group by the others and doesn't squat when pet. She sings a beautiful "trill" and doesn't seem to "cackle" like the others. I'm hoping she is just a late bloomer [​IMG]

    What are your opinions?
     
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2009
  2. aussieheelr

    aussieheelr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Pictures are a BIG help.
    I would think maybe a roo but she could just be a bit behind the curve.
    I sugest pictures to be accurate.
     
  3. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

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    Do you have a picture?
     
  4. chickenfever

    chickenfever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I looks like a hen to me. One that is already laying or just about to.
     
  5. eggsrcool

    eggsrcool Sussex Fanatic

    Hen i think
     
  6. Chicks_N_Horses

    Chicks_N_Horses Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2009
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    hen
     
  7. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
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    looks like a girl to me.....maybe she just needs a little longer
     
  8. beachchick

    beachchick Out Of The Brooder

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    Hooray!! Thanks for you're input. We'll be waiting for that 6th egg!
     
  9. chseeads

    chseeads Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2009
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    It looks henny...but it looks kinda light colored to be a RIR...looks like some whitish in the neck and tail? More like a red sexlink.... [​IMG]
     
  10. chickenfever

    chickenfever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:You know, I agree, she looks more like a red sex link. RIR don't have any white.
     

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