Rooster or hen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chuguanyu, Jul 3, 2016.

  1. chuguanyu

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    I raise 3 chicks since they were 3 weeks old and the seller said 90% chance they were hen. They all look like hens until recently this chicken becomes very aggressive. It follows me whenever I step into the backyard and even attacks my feet. In the morning it tried to make the noise but not yet like how a rooster does yet. What you guys think?

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  2. ChickenGoesRuff

    ChickenGoesRuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you know what breed it is? It looks like a California White pullet. Certain breeds (especially Cali Whites) can be very aggressive or dominant hens. I say definitely hen.
     
  3. KuneKune

    KuneKune Out Of The Brooder

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    Hen white leghorn
     
  4. chuguanyu

    chuguanyu New Egg

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    i believe they are white leghorn
     
  5. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they? Just by the personality and comb size I'd say roo but it still looks like a hen in a way. The feathers seem to look like hen feathers though the white makes it tough to determine. If it's a hen getting into egg laying, they do get a bit noisy.
     
  6. chuguanyu

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    They are 6 months old and I have not seen any eggs yet. Hopefully it's not rooster otherwise I have to give it away since we are not allowed to have rooster in our city.
     
  7. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    6 months of age is the time chickens usually start laying (especially leghorns). If it is a rooster, his comb would be much bigger by now and he'd be crowing. In other words, you'd definitely know. Hens that are close to laying get hormonal so they can get noisy and bossy. Go see if she'll squat if you pet her.
     
  8. chuguanyu

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    it does squat. it means it is a she?
     
  9. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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