Is the 'famous grouse' a little hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Tyaloria, Aug 30, 2014.

  1. Tyaloria

    Tyaloria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a pic of a very pretty bantam just coming to 16 weeks.
    The roo 23 weeks keeps picking on her :( is she a roo in disguise?

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  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    That's a bantam cochin (pekin) pullet.
     
  3. Tyaloria

    Tyaloria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I was hoping she was, she's one if my favourites :) thanks again :) :)
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely a pullet.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yup, she's a pullet.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Pullet.

    Is "picking on her" code for "trying to mate her"?
     
  7. cash money

    cash money Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Posable it's probably him trying to install his dominance over her
     
  8. Tyaloria

    Tyaloria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it is, he is doing it to most of the girls in the flock especially my sussex.
    He has even done his little dance to me!

    I'm unsure if I should keep him as he is terrorising the girls.
    so, is there any way I can stop him? or will this occur until he gets to old to care (like my husband! [​IMG])
     
  9. cash money

    cash money Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is he if these barely coming in to Macherity he will grow out of the harassment and dominance placement things
     
  10. cash money

    cash money Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry I didn't see how old he was he will grow out of it
     

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