oh no! barred rock hen or roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by karen+3chickens, Aug 8, 2008.

  1. karen+3chickens

    karen+3chickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 3 17 week old chickens? Hattie, the plymouth rock is a little bigger and a little more red. She seems to be the leader. I have not heard any crowing. Her tail feathers were a little funky today, bad hair day maybe. They don't usually stick up quite so far. I'm pretty sure the other two are chickens. Can anyone help confirm Hattie as a hen or roo please?

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  2. Easter_pink_silkies

    Easter_pink_silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it looks to me like a hen, the comb would be much redder if it were roo
     
  3. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    Looks just like my 17wk old BR pullets.
     
  4. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    karen+3chickens :

    I'm pretty sure the other two are chickens.

    Sorry but this just cracked me up!​
     
  5. karen+3chickens

    karen+3chickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I guess that was a kind of silly thing to say:lau Shall I rephrase...I'm pretty sure the other two are pullets!
     
  6. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    LOL, I didn't notice that before. Didn't read the whole thing I guess.
     
  7. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Her saddle feathers look really rounded, not pointy, so I'm saying pullet. My 19wk BR has one feather in her tail that is starting to curve like that, but she does the hen squat now when I go to pick her up, and all her feathers are round not pointy. Hoping for eggs really soon!
     
  8. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    No worries, Pullet.
     
  9. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Pullet [​IMG]
     
  10. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like my father-in-laws 5 barred rock hens, same size comb, waddles, and same shape tail feathers.
     

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