Male or female chicken ?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by The Blind side, Mar 11, 2015.

  1. The Blind side

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    Hi my buff orphington is 17 weeks old, he/she lifts the feathers on the back of her neck when communicating with another chicken, does this mean she is trying to show terratory and she is a rooster or do hens also do this ? Thanks ;)
     
  2. Nupe

    Nupe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hens do it too. A picture would really help.
     
  3. The Blind side

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    yes will send one in 45 min when I get home from gym :)
     
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  5. Chicken Girl1

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    I'm thinking rooster but could you try to get a better picture?
     
  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Oh and you should normally make a thread like this in the what breed or gender forum[​IMG].
     
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  8. The Blind side

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    will send better picture Tommorow morning
     
  9. Nupe

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    Try and get a good picture of the tail.
     
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