How to tell different between rooster and hen Swedish Flower hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by my2boysteacher, Aug 5, 2013.

  1. my2boysteacher

    my2boysteacher Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am going to look at one, hoping to get a hen. Seller thinks it is a hen, but is there a good way to know? It is about 5 months old. Anyone have a pic of hens and roosters that age so I can see the difference?
    Thanks!
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/Swede/BRKSwedeSpot.html

    There is the Feathersite page for the flower hens. They have pictures of both sexes. The SFH are single combed and at 5 months there should be a pretty obvious difference in the comb and feathers, the pointy saddle feathers especially with the more solid color look.
     

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