Is this a Roo or Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sarahk2371, Jul 2, 2017.

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  1. Sarahk2371

    Sarahk2371 In the Brooder

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    Hi- our chicken has been acting a little strange the past few weeks he or she is the last one in the coop at night and comes in and out often before going to bed. Tonight we heard a different noise come from it right before it flew onto the roof of the coop. Wondering if it's a roo?
     

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  2. Sarahk2371

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    Better pictures
     

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  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. .....

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    Looks like a lovely pullet.
     
  4. What breed? It looks like a pullet to me (notice the short wattle and comb, long tail). I'm guessing Isa Brown or RIR?
     
  5. It's behaviour sounds normal to me. Chickens have habits like staying out late and stuff. They're all individuals. Can I see some pics of other chooks? Might be able to sex them for you. :thumbsup
     
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  6. fergyc2l2t316

    fergyc2l2t316 Chirping

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    This is most definitely a hen. Roos have long feathers on their necks and she doesn't. I have a couple like her that do the same thing.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    pullet
     
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  8. Sarahk2371

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    Yes of course! Here is the rest of my flock:
     

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  9. Sarahk2371

    Sarahk2371 In the Brooder

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    RIR!!
     
  10. All pullets :thumbsup
     

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