Please tell me this isn't a rooster!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mel'sChicks, Sep 21, 2009.

  1. Mel'sChicks

    Mel'sChicks Out Of The Brooder

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  2. tallieb

    tallieb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cock a doodle dooo [​IMG]
     
  3. jjparke

    jjparke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hackles and tailfeather don't look rooster to me. How about any spurs or nubs?

    Comb and waddles don't always tell the whole story. I have a RIR hen whose comb and waddles look just like this one's.
     
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2009
  4. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    How old?

    Don't see any Roo-ish saddles and hackles as of yet.
     
  5. Julie_A

    Julie_A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it's a hen. I'm no expert, though.
     
  6. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That bird is a hen.
     
  7. Shiningfeather

    Shiningfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I agree, I have Black Star that looks just like this one. If not laying at this point, she should be very soon. [​IMG]
     
  8. kdcrws

    kdcrws Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok i won't tell u [​IMG]
     
  9. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    that looks like a hen to me :)
     
  10. 1stepcloser

    1stepcloser Poultry In Motion

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    I am not an expert by a long shot but isn't that kind of a big comb for a hen? [​IMG] Not doubting you all...just trying to learn.
     

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