Orange chicken bought from hackery LOOKS LIKE ROOSTER??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickensahoy96, Oct 5, 2012.

  1. chickensahoy96

    chickensahoy96 Out Of The Brooder

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    I got this thing in may i got 9 chicks that were female they told me but as this one grew it was always the biggest one and it has little spurs but has a hen face and sounds like a hen

    http://s1189.photobucket.com/albums/z423/Matt_Tewell/?action=view&current=IMG_0167.jpg

    http://s1189.photobucket.com/albums/z423/Matt_Tewell/?action=view&current=IMG_0168.jpg

    http://s1189.photobucket.com/albums/z423/Matt_Tewell/?action=view&current=IMG_0169.jpg
    http://i1189.photobucket.com/albums/z423/Matt_Tewell/IMG_0170.jpg
    WHAT IS THIS THING!!!??
     
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  2. chickensahoy96

    chickensahoy96 Out Of The Brooder

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    also her like butt is fluffy unlike my rooster and her tail feathers form a triangle type cone when she is happy i picked her up from when she was dustbathing and she wasnt vbery happy normally her tail feathers dont droop down like a rooster
     
  3. rekkas peeps

    rekkas peeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like one of my red star hens....... for a while thats what mine looked like and we weren't sure if they were all truly hens but they def are.
     
  4. Texasmja

    Texasmja Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like I can see saddle feathers, so I would guess a boy.
     
  5. Bulldogma

    Bulldogma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say it's a hen... not a really "pretty" one, but a hen anyway. Hatchery birds aren't show-quality critters, but can still make great pets. And yes - hens can get spurs. It's not overly common, but its not unheard of either :)
     
  6. maidenwolfx80

    maidenwolfx80 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see saddle and hackle feathers you have a roo. Very nice looking bird.
     
  7. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roo, I see saddle feathers too.
     
  8. bloom_ss

    bloom_ss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely a rooster
     
  9. fuzziecreatures

    fuzziecreatures Chillin' With My Peeps

    most certainly a rooster
     
  10. chickensahoy96

    chickensahoy96 Out Of The Brooder

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    wow thats a shame now i have 2 roosters. i got rid of 1 rooster that looked kinda like this but was an americana. i gave him away and now i have another. He watches out for the chuickens i thought he was an alpha female hen or something. he got into fights with my hens when he was 3 months old and he fluffs his face up with other hens i thought he was a hen becuase the feed store where i got them from said there was a 10 percent chance there could be a rooster. I had a hen like this a couple years ago red star it looked identical i still think its a hen though becuasewe never ever had roosters and we always raised them our selves when we bought them from the feed stores. just got to wait and see!
     

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