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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by doaghcoop, Sep 26, 2013.

  1. doaghcoop

    doaghcoop Out Of The Brooder

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    Can anyone help me identify the breed of my hen Dorothy ? Well im hoping shes a hen , its the most pleasant friendly little thing . is now around 19 weeks old .Thanks [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. mrshowlingmad

    mrshowlingmad New Egg

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    Looks a little bit like a Dark Brahma.
     
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    silver dorking rooster
     
  4. doaghcoop

    doaghcoop Out Of The Brooder

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    O my !! I've just googled some pics and sure she def looks like a silver dorking !!! How can I tell if its a rooster ?? Many thanks this has made my day :))
     
  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    he's a rooster you call tell by his coloring the silver dorking hens are colored differently
     
  6. doaghcoop

    doaghcoop Out Of The Brooder

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    O my goodness I AM IN SHOCK lol !!! This is the best behaved bird of them all too !!! And my favourite from the minute we got "him" ... Looks like Dorothy needs a new name hehe thanks so much !!!
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Don't sweat the name, I had a big ol Easter egger rooster for five years and still called him Bette.
     
  8. doaghcoop

    doaghcoop Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah I think it may be too confusing for "him" lol
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree, he's a Silver Dorking, and definitely a rooster. Pretty boy! It's unfortunate that it always seems like the boys are the sweetest!
     

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