Is my Mottled Java a hen or roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by thepinkcollie, Jun 15, 2018.

  1. hen

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  2. rooster

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  1. thepinkcollie

    thepinkcollie In the Brooder

    Mar 26, 2018
    00J0J_b68huGIdkW5_600x450.jpg View attachment 1432422 Hey, so I am new to the mottled java breed and unsure if this is a roo or hen. I was told when "she" was a chick that she was a hen but I know that there is always that 50% chance they are wrong. The mottled java was raised with an Egyptian Fayoumi rooster who is defiantly a roo. They are the same age but my Egyptian definitely looks like a roo he has a very big bright red comb( I attached a picture so that you can see too) because of my Egyptian fayoumi having such a big comb and my mottled java looking more like a hen I just assumed it was a hen. However earlier this week the feather around me mottled java neck rose and tried to challenge my roo. Also whenever my rooster would crow my mottled java would try to crow too except it wasn't as loud and was a lot more deeper. Since we separated my mottled java from the Egyptian roo "she/he" has not tried to crow. Could my mottled java just be a dominant girl or a late bloomer?

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  2. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie All My Friends Have Hoofs

    Feb 28, 2017
    Florida Peninsula
    My Coop
  3. Chloe+chickens=LOVE

    Chloe+chickens=LOVE Chirping

    Jun 14, 2018
    Hard to Tell right now
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  4. Hihamburger

    Hihamburger Songster

    May 1, 2018
    I'm leaning towards cockerel, however, absolutely gorgeous.
  5. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chook Snuggler

    How old? :) Looking like a cockerel to me, as well. :D

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  6. bantamsrmyfav

    bantamsrmyfav Free Ranging

    Egyptian fayoumi chickens mature very fast. The mottled Java looks like a rooster.
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    mottled Java is a cockerel
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