HEN?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenweirdo1, Mar 6, 2017.

  1. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So i have a rir hen she is 1 year old. This morning i saw her mounting some of my bramahs and golden laced wyandottes. What is she doing? Come to think off it I've never seen her in a nesting box. Also her comb and wattles are bigger and a darker red than the other rir. I know its not a rooster though none of her sattle or hackle feathers are pointed.
     
  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    If it has large comb and wattles, and is now mounting hens. You may very well have a rooster. Mounting is a dominance thing in hen/hen situations, so that is not a definite male pointer. Post a picture if you can
     
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  3. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One sec I'll get a better one.
     
  5. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal True BYC Addict

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    From that picture, she looks female. I'll wait for the better one to say for sure, but I'm almost 100%.
     
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  6. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry
     
  7. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My phone is screwed up and won't let me post the other picture sorry and thanks for yours guys help anyways
     
  8. Gray Farms

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    Yep that's a hen.
     
  9. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal True BYC Addict

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    That's fine; it's a hen. :)
     
  10. BantamLover21

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    Looks like a hen to me, based on that photo. Some hens are very dominant and will mount other birds.
     

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