Is this a roo or hen?!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by StarNewc, Sep 22, 2016.

  1. StarNewc

    StarNewc Just Hatched

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    Hey everyone!

    Could you tell me if me egger is a roo or a hen? It isn't crowing yet if it is and my other hens hate this one.

    Thank you!!

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  2. Hens rule

    Hens rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She/he looks like my hen named feathers. That looks like a hen too me although I could be wrong.
     
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  3. StarNewc

    StarNewc Just Hatched

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    Thats what I was afraid of :( We have 8 hens right now and one is Broody. We were hoping for a roo to help make some chicks.
     
  4. Hens rule

    Hens rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is he/she? Is the tail longer than your other chickens?
     
  5. StarNewc

    StarNewc Just Hatched

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    Its 4-5 months old. I have 2 EE's and this one is double the size of the other.
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    No trace of male feathering or the dark red shoulder patches that every single gold/red base color rooster has. 100% female. No doubt about it.
     
  7. kgb6days

    kgb6days Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a hen to me, just like my Cheeks.
     
  8. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    I've got a couple pullets this year that look just like this girl....yep, it's a female.
     
  9. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    Agreed. Pretty girl.
     
  10. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definely pullet!
     

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