I am startng to wonder if I have roo

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Countrywantabe, Nov 7, 2014.

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  1. Countrywantabe

    Countrywantabe Out Of The Brooder

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    I believe I may have a roo. One of my California whites is bigger than the other and we never get two white eggs in one day. What do you think? No crowing. See the one on the right in the front? It's bigger.
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  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Looks like a hen to me. How old? She looks like she is about to start laying eggs.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    That looks like a hen.
     
  4. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    ... or it's THE one laying the eggs.. with the smaller one coming into lay soon.
     
  5. islandgirl82

    islandgirl82 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. TaraBellaBirds

    TaraBellaBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, that looks like your hen. I don't see any signs that point to a roo. Tiny little legs, rounded saddle fathers, and a round low figure! I bet you will start getting two white eggs in a few weeks!
     
  7. Countrywantabe

    Countrywantabe Out Of The Brooder

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    The birds in question were obtained as chicks end of Feb or begin of March. We have had tons of eggs all summer. Just never two white eggs on the same day even though the birds are the same age/same batch.
     
  8. popsicle

    popsicle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Does the other California White have white ears? I wonder if there is a chance that one of those birds is giving you brown eggs.
     
  9. Countrywantabe

    Countrywantabe Out Of The Brooder

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    No they both have white ears.
     

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