Is my white leghorn a SHE or a HE?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickyboomboom, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. chickyboomboom

    chickyboomboom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please tell me my daughter's chicken is a hen! Her comb is awfully large! I know that leghorns can have huge combs, but she is also making some very suspicious roosterish sounds. I'm hoping she's just singing to tell me she's going to lay soon? She is 5 months and 1 week old...

    EDIT: I miscalculated! She is 18 weeks old! Does this make a difference? She was hatched May 23rd. I was calculating the 5 months off the wrong date![​IMG]

    Is she still a SHE?

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    Last edited: Oct 4, 2011
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Looks like a she from that one photo.

    Leghorns normally have HUGE combs.
     
  3. chickyboomboom

    chickyboomboom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Phew! That's a relief! Thanks so much!
     
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    can you get a pic of the feathers from around the neck please
     
  5. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At 5 months old, it's a girl! YAY![​IMG]
     
  6. ceeceeholt

    ceeceeholt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks just like my NON-LAYING 5 month old!!!!!!!! I know, I'm trying to wait patiently:)
     
  7. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    She looks like my leghorn pullet a few weeks before she started laying. Her first egg came a week or so after her comb grew even more, and flopped over. [​IMG]
     
  8. N&MSchroeder

    N&MSchroeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    SHE'S a little beautie! [​IMG]
     
  9. new2chickens2011

    new2chickens2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's really pretty;)
     
  10. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I vote girl. I have Calif. Whites which are a "leggern" cross.

    She is very cute!!!
     

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