Is this a hen??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NewChickMama5, Sep 18, 2019.

  1. NewChickMama5

    NewChickMama5 Chirping

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    This is our bantam RIR. Born in February, I think. No crowing or attempts to crow. It sounds like a hen when it "talks." Is this a hen?? 20190918_192944.jpg 20190918_193005.jpg 20190918_192951.jpg
     
  2. CountryFlock

    CountryFlock Songster

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  3. Folly's place

    Folly's place Crossing the Road

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    x2. Cockerel.
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  4. LikeTurkeys

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    Agreed. The feathers look too pointy to me.
     
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  5. slordaz

    slordaz hatchaholic

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    she sure looks like my friends Bantam RIR hen
     
  6. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz I want a hippopotamus for Christmas

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    Could you try to get a standing profile picture? Those feathers look male, but I can't really see them well enough to be sure. :idunno
     
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  7. blackandtan

    blackandtan Songster

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    Those look like hard shiny saddle hackle feathers to me, definitely a roo
     
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  8. Chermak1101

    Chermak1101 Chirping

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    I think hen, hard to see if it has saddle feathers but my RIR (not a bantam) has the same waddles and crown. And mines laying eggs ‍♀️
     
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  9. Folly's place

    Folly's place Crossing the Road

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    So we all agree to disagree, and that's fine. Please follow up: eggs? crowing?
    Inquiring minds want to know!
    Mary
     
  10. imnukensc

    imnukensc Crowing

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