Is it a hen.? Its a 5 month old white rock.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by handrosilva239, Jul 28, 2014.

  1. handrosilva239

    handrosilva239 Out Of The Brooder

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    My white rock looked like that, she was a girl :)
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The bird in the middle, facing the camera? She does look female, but more like a Leghorn than a Rock. Does she have white earlobes?
     
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    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Here's your pic from the other thread. It's a Leghorn pullet.
     
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    This was my White Rock hen around the same age, yours looks female as well
     
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    Another
     
  7. Stiggy

    Stiggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its a girl, at 5 months a boy would be crowing, mating and often upsetting the hens ( hormonal males...)
     
  8. Basskids08

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    I agree with pullet but I don't agree with if it's 5 months it would be crowing. I have a couple of cockerels that are 5+ months and they have not crowed yet. I'm sure it's because they don't want the other cockerels knowing they are boys and a possible threat. Or they are "chicken" of the other cockerels and don't want to fight :cd
     
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    Stiggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Possible, maybe they are biding their time until they are older and hope to have missed the cull or re home process
     
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    No rooster feathering. at 5 months, so that should be a pullet. Looks to be white Leghorn[should get white earlobes and lay white eggs], not white Rock, explaining the big comb and wattle, and long tail.
     
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