Is Princess Tiana Actually Prince Naveen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Falconfree, Feb 15, 2016.

  1. Falconfree

    Falconfree Out Of The Brooder

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    This little Dominique is making me nervous. She is very assertive, runs out to check on problems when the other 3 hide, seems to be a leader, etc. I'm hoping she is just a strong willed hen, but I figured it was worth posting. I've seen some posts about sexing Doms by their head spot, but she doesn't really have one. A little bit of lightness above her eyes, but that's it. Let me know if I need to take another picture, I know these aren't the greatest. My husband might have some on his phone, I'll update later with more if he does. She's about a week and a half now, I think she was about 5 days old in the pic, but I'm not 100%.

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  2. CochinLover1

    CochinLover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hens can be dominant too.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    It's too young to be absolutely sure, but given the very tiny white spot on top of the head and the black wash on the front of the legs, I'm leaning toward a pullet. When it completely feathers out you should know for sure as female Dominiques have dark barring and male Dominiques have lighter barring.
     
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  4. Falconfree

    Falconfree Out Of The Brooder

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    I know. :) She's just so wildly different from our other three.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm not sure that is a Dominique. I don't see a head spot. I can't tell comb style from the pics. It's too early to tell gender if it's not a pure barred bird.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You could be right. My thought when I looked at it was "that's not much of a white spot on top of the head."
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    too young
     
  8. Falconfree

    Falconfree Out Of The Brooder

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    That is certainly possible. I'll have to post again when she gets a little older to see if we can confirm what she is. I'm happy as long as she's a hen, heh.

    Thanks y'all!
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome. I'll look forward to seeing its pic again when it's older.
     

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