Roo or hen australorp?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by zengrrl, Nov 27, 2013.

  1. zengrrl

    zengrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't get a good picture but this will work. I have I believe a hen and a roo Australorp. One of them has a much larger comb then the other but they both squat down when I go into the coop. Would a roo squat down as I thought that was only hen behavior?The black Australorps in the right hand corner of this picture resemble my bird in question
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  2. tlcarnes2176

    tlcarnes2176 Chillin' With My Peeps

    from what I can see from this picture it looks like you have one of each.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    How old are they? They both look like hens to me.
     
  4. Frankie Ruiz

    Frankie Ruiz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    both hens
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd say that both are females.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I think that both are hens that should begin laying soon.
     
  7. Brandi Leigh

    Brandi Leigh Chillin' With My Peeps

    One of each.
     
  8. flockman

    flockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think both girls and close to laying.
     
    Last edited: Nov 29, 2013
  9. MyPetNugget

    MyPetNugget Enjoying the cold!!!

    From the picture It looks like they have the same size comb. They look like they are at the appropriate age to be laying. And you said that they were both squatting? So I am thinking hens.
     

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