Is she a rooster?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mallorysinclair, May 19, 2011.

  1. mallorysinclair

    mallorysinclair Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 5 five-week old pullets. One of the ameraucana's is very assertive (she picks on one hen in particular) and protective of the flock (she gets *very* concerned if one of the other pullets goes astray). I'm wondering if she's actually a rooster? Any thoughts?
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Would need to see pics. Keep in mind, in the absence of a cockerel/rooster in a flock, there's a top pullet/hen.
     
  3. mallorysinclair

    mallorysinclair Out Of The Brooder

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    I probably won't be able to post a photo soon. But the assertive/aggressive (she's pulling feathers out now) behavior has been going on since about two weeks old.
     

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