My hen is acting like a Rooster

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by farm316, Mar 2, 2015.

  1. farm316

    farm316 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, I have looked online and have seen the other forum in the same topic as this one.. The top picture is sugar, and the bottom is [​IMG]

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    Brownie, these two females have both shown odd behaviours to turning into a Roo (And we already have a roo)

    Cases

    Sugar- Increased wattle and comb growth, redness on the both suspects have really showed,

    Brownie- Same things in Sugar, But Breeding and crowning (Yelling)

    And I have already looked it up and I have read al explanations, but I wanna know if these hens will keep laying. Sugar is almost 2 years and Browne at least 3 years
     
  2. JJSS89

    JJSS89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have heard of this happening in hens without a rooster. They develop more dominant personalities and even look that way.

    I've never personally witnessed it since I've always had roosters...odd though that yours are having a second growth spurt in their combs/wattles.
     
  3. farm316

    farm316 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah, Its totally freaky
     
  4. chickengirl28

    chickengirl28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you have watched the secret life of chickens the lady also has a
    hen who transfered into a rooster but its for 1 hour I think so you need
    to skip it but its really intresting and you can learn alot
     

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