roo or hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ashleymama42, Nov 5, 2008.

  1. ashleymama42

    ashleymama42 In the Brooder

    Nov 5, 2008
    Queen Creek, AZ
    I have 5 chicks- a few weeks old now, first time chicken mama..
    2 are BR and 3 are Americaunas. One of my Americaunas is HUGE, looks a couple weeks older than the others, really agressive whenbug catching in the mini coop, not as scratchy as the other ladies, and has huge black legs and feet.. the other two A's have lighter, smaller feet. could this be a roo?
  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
  3. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Crowing Premium Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    Sounds like a roo to me but it would definitely be more helpful if you could post pictures. The cockerels do most generally have thicker legs than the pullets do though. [​IMG]

    [​IMG] !!!
  4. jossanne

    jossanne Songster

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    I had a wyandotte chick this summer who was much taller and heavier than the other chicks, with an upright posture and big, thick legs. I was sure it was a male from just a few days old. I posted pictures on here, and just about everyone agreed with me.

    She's 16 weeks now, and should start laying within the next month. She's a beautiful, BIG gold-laced girl, who looks nothing like my mom's GLW cockerel.

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