New pics. still wondering if hen or roo

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by abgraves69, Mar 29, 2015.

  1. abgraves69

    abgraves69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]still wondering if this is a hen or rooster. It's a 17 week RIR and Buff orpington mix. Hasn't tried to crow yet. [​IMG][/IMG]Let me know what you think. [​IMG]
     
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  2. newmarch2014

    newmarch2014 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not the best assortment for pics to guess sex but from what I see it is entirely possible it is a hen.....but a good side view would help....
     
  3. abgraves69

    abgraves69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How's this one?
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  4. Thechickmama

    Thechickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I gotten three roosters, but they all crowed at 9 weeks and started mating with my hens at 18, so, I think that it's a hen, but a side view would be great.
     
  5. abgraves69

    abgraves69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's not cooperating too well but hopefully these help.
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  6. Thechickmama

    Thechickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Her tail is like a roosters, and her body is built more like a Roos, she doesn't have breasts or a saddle built like a hens, and her comb is large, but not that large. She seems more like a rooster, she could be a late bloomer in roo characteristics thought.
     
  7. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    It's a cockerel. I can see saddle feathers, plus the darker shoulders and wing bow give it away.
     
  8. Thechickmama

    Thechickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    True, I didn't notice the wing bow, he looks a lot like a roo.
     
  9. Old 76 Farm

    Old 76 Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    That looks like a rooster to me. That's a high comb, the change in the color and texture of the cape feathers, and those two extra long sickle feathers on the tail. I really think you'll hear a crow soon. Big healthy looking bird!
     
  10. abgraves69

    abgraves69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so glad I asked again. When I posted 3 weeks ago, everyone said hen lol
     

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