Light Sussex Rooster or Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Smartlink, Mar 29, 2018.

  1. Smartlink

    Smartlink In the Brooder

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    Greetings;

    I have a small backyard flock of three chickens, my Orpington Buff and my Ameraucana are already laying eggs daily. But my light Sussex has yet to lay an egg. She should be about 7 month"ish" old.

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  2. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

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    That's a hen :)
     
  3. Smartlink

    Smartlink In the Brooder

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    Then she could be just a late layer ? Or sterile? When should I start to "worry" she won't produce ?
     
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  5. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

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    Hmm, I'm suprised she hasn't started laying yet. She could just be a very late bloomer. I wouldn't worry yet- give her time =)
     
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  6. puffypoo

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    That's definitely a hen--just wait it out, hopefully you get eggs soon! She's very pretty btw
     
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