roo? Feathers say hen but she/he is pecking the other hen..

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chickiemom25, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. Chickiemom25

    Chickiemom25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok I thought for sure this is a hen, but today, she started mounting my Americauna per my 10 year old daughter and is pecking the americauna's comb enough to make it bleed. the americauna is laying now but the White rock is not yet at 20 weeks.. Snowball has always been at the bottom of the pecking order of the 3 girls so this is really weird. Is she really a he?

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  2. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a beautiful rocks hen. Pecking order squabbles can happen anytime regardless of the order being "established" - my underdog became top girl after a move.
     
  3. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    I dunno, that comb is pretty big...for being under 20 weeks...wait a month and see if it crows or lays an egg. This comb has me on the edge of not knowing.[​IMG]
     
  4. Chickiemom25

    Chickiemom25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She IS 20 weeks, she is not lying yet.. Sorry, original sentence was poorly constructed.

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  5. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    She's still a pullet. Most likely she's at the top of the pecking order -- my BA hen is the Coop Queen and mounts any of the other birds to assert her dominance.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    That's a girl, she's just being dominant.
     

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