Hen or Rooster

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Dogwood Farm, Apr 22, 2016.

  1. Dogwood Farm

    Dogwood Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    I would have guaranteed all my Rocks were hens. But someone got me questioning them. What is your opinion. Is this a hen or rooster.
    I'm still saying hen. I have a Buff rooster and a Rhode Island Red and they are guaranteed roosters.
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  2. peopleRanimals2

    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You need to have a picture of the feet and tail. How old is this hen/roo? Even 'sexed chicks' are sometimes mistaken.
     
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  3. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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  4. Dogwood Farm

    Dogwood Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    This one was hatched around Dec. 26th 27th We went out to Polk OH on Dec. 28th to pick up our peeps
     
  5. peopleRanimals2

    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I still need a picture of the legs and tail.
     
  6. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    She looks like a pullet to me.
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    It's a pullet. The red comb means that her body is getting ready for egg production.
     
  8. Dogwood Farm

    Dogwood Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    I have never had problems ordering hens. Well this time we were trying to help a fellow worker out by ordering his wife 6 hens with ours so she could get a break on the price. Meyer's is only about 3 hrs from us so we decided what the heck we will drive out and get them ourselves instead of having them shipped. Now I will guarantee I have a Buff Rooster, and a Rhode Island Red rooster out of the 39 peeps I picked up that day but I figured ok what the heck not a big deal. Well the friend is all worried his Rocks are roosters and I can't find my old pics I had of my old chickens I sold back around Thanksgiving. I wanted to start out all new and fresh with new chickens I would have never questioned a single one of my Barrs if it weren't for him questioning the ones he got. I figured out today that one of my Easter Eggers is a rooster also. He crowed in front of me. Even that wouldn't have bother me. I thinking of just buying the chickens he got back off of him so he can forget about it. Actually if I figure if none of his are crowing yet they are hens. My roosters are crowing up a storm since they learned how to make noise.
     
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    Couple more pictures of the ones we were questioning.
     
  10. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Pullets.
     

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