Hen or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenlorena, Oct 25, 2010.

  1. chickenlorena

    chickenlorena Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone... we have a girl (we hope) that we rescued from animal control shortly before she was going to be put down. We've had her for over a month and she's a sweetheart! However, her looks and her growth rate have convinced us she's a Cornish X. I've contacted Farm Sanctuary who have been very succesful at rehabilitating broilers so we have her on a strict diet. But... someone told me that she might be a "he". What do you all think?

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    Lorena
     
  2. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how old is it? it currently looks like a boy
     
  3. Mr. Ree

    Mr. Ree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a hen to me.


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  4. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    Can you get a picture showing it's tail? I think I see a rooster tail, but I can't be sure.
     
  5. chickenlorena

    chickenlorena Out Of The Brooder

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    I'll try to take a better picture today as soon as it stops pouring! [​IMG]

    I have this other one... you can see the tail but not too well... looks like a hen to me, but what do I know?

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    Lorena
     
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    That's a boy. And indeed a Cornish X. If it were a girl, it would be older and much more "defined." Right now it looks pretty young.
     
  7. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    I agree with Illia.
     
  8. Mtn Cur

    Mtn Cur Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking a hen, hard to see though. And probably a meat bird cross.

    Those legs are huge!
     

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