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Is it a Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Bleenie, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    Is my cute little Frizzled Australorp a hen?

    It doesn't have the roo-ish personality & recently developed some red coloring on her chest, like a BSL hen. that makes me hopeful but since shes frizzled the tail feathers are hard to tell. this is her next to her adopted Bantam Cochin mommy.

    Last edited: Sep 9, 2009
  2. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

    Jun 29, 2009
    Central SC
    My Coop
    Looks like a girl to me![​IMG]
  3. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

    Jan 4, 2009
    Claremore, OK
    It's not an Australorp.
  4. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    YAY [​IMG]

    I hope youre right! Originally i didnt want her, she was a 'gift' my mom bought for a friend but the friend didnt take good enough care of her & she was getting beat on by the bigger guys. but she's so adorable, i couldnt imagine having to get rid of her now.
  5. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    Australorp was more of a guess. thats what the mom looked like but was most likely a mix considering where they came from. i knwo the dad was a frizzle though.
  6. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 17, 2009
    SE Pennsylvania
    that there is a sizzle
  7. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Mulberry, Arkansas
    Yeah, I am thinking silkie was the other parent as well.
  8. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

    Jan 4, 2009
    Claremore, OK
    Same here. And if that's the case, looks to be a male to me.
  9. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I noticed the silkie comb also, the dad may have been sizzle. mom was an australorp though. the lady had caged her up with her eggs after she started laying. she is growing to be standard size so hopefully she will be a big girl so i can keep her...too many roosters already. [​IMG]
  10. andrea98

    andrea98 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2009
    in my barnyard....ohio
    i would of guessed it to be a silkie roo cross. the comb looks just like my silkie roos comb.....
    ***how many toes does it have?
    Last edited: Sep 10, 2009

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