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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by pumkin, Nov 15, 2015.

  1. pumkin

    pumkin New Egg

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    Will a hen get on top of another hen like a rooster? Or do I have a rooster in with my hens that looks like a hen?
     
  2. torilovessmiles

    torilovessmiles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!
    Sometimes hens do this as a dominance display, but picture will help. Some young roosters can look a lot like hens!
     
  3. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    x2 on @torilovessmiles . If you're sure they are both hens, then it's a show of dominance.

    It's nice to have you here!
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! I too agree with the above poster. If your sure you have a hen then she could be asserting her authority. A pic would certainly help.

    Good luck and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  5. pumkin

    pumkin New Egg

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    I'm not sure. They were supposed to be all hens. But, it's not a 100%. It just looks like when it's on top like it is trying to mate.
    I have other hens with them. I just don't want a rooster with them at this time.
    Thank you all for inviting me in and for the information.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. If you will post a pic of the RIR in question, we can probably sex it for you. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  7. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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    If you show a picture we can help identify whether or not that is a rooster you have on your hands.
     
  8. pumkin

    pumkin New Egg

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    I will try to get a picture of the one that is getting on top of the others as soon as possible.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] waiting for photo - in the interim "Welcome to Backyard Chickens, so glad you joined the flock"
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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