masculine hen or feminine rooster??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hennible, Sep 29, 2014.

  1. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    I posted this bird before, I was a month off on the age, it's 5 months old not 6.
    Now this must be a roo, but it doesn't crow, mount any one or fight with the dominate rooster. But now it's growing in nice green tail feathers and what look like the beginning of spurs
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    You can shot of see the " spur " in the above pic
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    And this was the same bird a few weeks ago ( below )
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    Is this a masculine hen? Or a feminine rooster
     
  2. It's a rooster. If you have another rooster then he's probably be bullied by him. Otherwise he'll begin crowing soon.
     
  3. pipdzipdnreadytogo

    pipdzipdnreadytogo Dorking Queen Premium Member

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    Definitely a boy. Like the other poster said, he's probably not acting the part because of the other rooster. It's not necessarily that he's being bullied, but just that he's younger and less experienced and not brave enough to try taking on the big guy.
     
  4. wabashchickens

    wabashchickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Feminine roo but he is still young you could put it in confinement for a day or to and see if you find an egg also change in enviorment can make roos stop crowing (new feed flock members or weather changes) a roo I had didn't crow for a full week until he found his place in pecking order.
     
  5. Yeah bully wasn't the right word but I couldn't think of it..
     
  6. pipdzipdnreadytogo

    pipdzipdnreadytogo Dorking Queen Premium Member

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    No worries, happens to me all the time. :)
     
  7. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    Thanks guys, I'll stop kidding myself.... Maybe after he crows.... Or lays... :) Think I'll try a crate. Good idea.
     
  8. cash money

    cash money Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hay it was a rooster after all it confused the life out of me in the first thread
     
  9. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, definitely a rooster.
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X5 on rooster. Sorry. :eek:(
     

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