Mystery chicken

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tadandrita, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. tadandrita

    tadandrita Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]I have a 7 mo chicken that maybe confused but is totally confusing. OK . It is a PHOENIX & Mix Bantam cross. Has body of a hen..Short hackle and saddle feathers...yet no egg production..crows...yet walks away from hen laying down in front of it like Not Interested...sparrs with roos and is forming nubby spurrs. anybody...anybody???
     
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  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    A cockerel that's not mature yet? [​IMG]
     
  3. chi-rn

    chi-rn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Picture?
     
  4. Zonoma

    Zonoma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On occasion, you will get a hen that switches sides. Her ovary stops working and the male sex organ kicks in. All appearances and behaviors become rooish but she/he is not fertile. There are a few decent articles out there on the phenomenon but, as I understand it, it isn't very common.
     
  5. tadandrita

    tadandrita Out Of The Brooder

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    heres a couple of pics of the mystery chicken aka storm!!

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