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Ist this a roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mylittlehof, Nov 23, 2008.

  1. mylittlehof

    mylittlehof In the Brooder

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    This gal (hopefully) is 23 weeks, has grown an impressive waddle and lately has been getting kinda aggressive toward me as I come in to check on a hurt chicken, mess with food etc. Could I be raising a roo?? Thanks

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  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Looks like a pullet to me.
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    No, it's a sexlink hen. A rooster would be mostly white with a little red in the wing areas.
     
  4. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Songster

    May 7, 2008
    Bergen, NY
    That's hen. Rounded feathers instead of saddle feathers. A 23 week old roo would have a much bigger comb and wattles.

    She should lay eggs soon!
     
  5. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Songster

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    100% hen

    Yes , she is IF NOT already preparing to start laying . Waddles are just one of the signs " EGGS" are getting close ... LOL

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  6. urbanhatch

    urbanhatch Songster

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    That looks like one nice hen to me!
     
  7. RooptyDoo

    RooptyDoo Songster

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    Sure looks like a Hen.
     
  8. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    That one lays eggs. [​IMG]
     
  9. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess 10 Years

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    Definately a hen!!! [​IMG] Congrats! She's pretty!
     
  10. mylittlehof

    mylittlehof In the Brooder

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    oo ooo ooooo ya'll are getting me most excited about getting my first eggs!! Can not wait![​IMG] Thanks for all you responses!
     

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