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Is This a Hen or Rooster?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Tamrajh, May 13, 2010.

  1. Tamrajh

    Tamrajh Songster

    Apr 3, 2010
    West Haven
    This was sold to me as a hen from a production plan so I have to assume that it's a hen but it sure does look like a rooster down to the long feathers around the neck. The pics aren't the best because it ran inside the coop as soon as I pulled out my phone to take a picture so it's a little dark.
    All the girls look ratty still because they came from a production plant and were supposedly moulting. It's been a month now and they're getting 20% protein feed, plenty of room, lots of other friends, but still don't look good.
    Anyway, it hasn't crowed and I have another rooster. I haven't seen it try to be dominating to anyone but it sure looks like a rooster to me.
  2. Baymen Moe

    Baymen Moe Songster

    Jan 17, 2009
    Pembroke, Ma.
    Looks like a baseball glove to me, sorry.[​IMG]
  3. zaybird77

    zaybird77 In the Brooder

    May 13, 2010
    well i'm not an expert but i'd guess (because of the tail) that it's a hen.[​IMG]
  4. incubatingisfun

    incubatingisfun Songster

    Dec 15, 2009
    just listen for crows [​IMG]

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