Roo or hen?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Remington1986, Oct 12, 2015.

  1. Remington1986

    Remington1986 New Egg

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    Hello,
    We have 2 roosters and 10 hens. We are about to give one of our roos away since their are to many. We have the roos seperated from the hens now to give them a break . Today while we were cleaning the coops with only the "hens" in it, one of the hens began to to jump and apear tho mount one of the other hens, we also have a hen that crows like a rooster leaving us to wonder if they both are roos. Egg production has been low now (one a day) which we blamed on the weather until today. Pictures can also be provided of the two potential roosters. They both do not have spurs to. Any help is greatly appreciated
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Pictures will be necessary - there is no way to definitively answer your question without seeing the birds in question. You will also need to include the age of the birds as a "crowing hen" can happen, but is not nearly as common as some would have you believe and is typically seen in older hens when it does happen.
     

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