Rooster? or aggresive Hen?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Tea S., Jul 25, 2011.

  1. Tea S.

    Tea S. Out Of The Brooder

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    super newbie here- one of my hens seems larger than the others. Astroplorp, her legs seem to be thicker we got all 10 chicks at the same time.

    I'm sure its possible 1 out of 10 is a rooster, I Just can't be sure.

    Ideas?


    Thanks in advance
     
  2. pkw

    pkw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It sounds like you could have a rooster. I know that even from chicks my males always grew faster then the females.
     
  3. Tea S.

    Tea S. Out Of The Brooder

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    I forgot to say they are all 8 weeks old this week.

    Thanks
     
  4. Cadjien_De_Louisiane

    Cadjien_De_Louisiane SWLA Gamefowl Breeder

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    Sounds like a roo
     
  5. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    if you post a pic, will see if we can tell for sure. [​IMG]
     
  6. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep- post a pic. Some breeds are just bigger then others, and austrolops get pretty big......maybe its bigger because your other breeds are smaller bodied....
     

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