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Hen or rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ellecaley, Jul 27, 2013.

  1. ellecaley

    ellecaley Hatching

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    Hi! I'm wondering about a brown leghorn with a larger comb than same age sibling[​IMG]. They are all about 5-6 months old. No eggs, no mating behavior from any of them. Thanks!
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Those are both hens. Leghorns are easy to tell as the roosters are a different color from the hens. Your redder combed girl is closer to laying, you should be getting white eggs in a few short weeks. The other girl will catch up in comb development when she's ready to lay.
     
  3. ellecaley

    ellecaley Hatching

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    Oh good, thanks!
     
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  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Pullet! :)
     

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