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Is the 'famous grouse' a little hen?

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

  1. Tyaloria

    Tyaloria Chirping

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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?

    [​IMG]
     
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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

    Tyaloria Chirping

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

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    Definitely a pullet.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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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 Chirping

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

    Tyaloria Chirping

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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 Chirping

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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 Chirping

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

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