Rooster or Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by blitz1027, Oct 13, 2011.

  1. blitz1027

    blitz1027 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey all I've got a D'uccle chick that is about 4 or 5 months old now and we think it's a hen but we aren't totally sure. Just looking for outside opinions.


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  2. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    What a beauty! I don't know the breed though. Sorry. [​IMG]
     
  3. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I vote cockerel.
     
  4. jennh

    jennh Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    can you get a pic of the comb? it doesnt look straight like a d'uccles. heres my roo blue
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    hes around 7.5 to 8 months in this pic. i think you might have a mix there other wise its a hen

    edit: i got him at 4 months old and he had a much bigger comb then yours does in that pic.
     
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  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm not familiar with this breed, but if that age is right, I'm gonna say hen.
     
  7. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He/she also has a tuft on his/her head. Mixed breed. If that's a straight comb, it's a girl for sure. I don't see any saddle feathers, but those neck feathers are darker. Can you get a better pic of the comb?
     
  8. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice mille fleur pattern, btw. I wish my pyncheon looked like that! Minus the foot feathers!
     
  9. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i also noticed that they legs arent that feathered and the hocks aren't that presant. i really think you have a mixed breed here.

    yes very nice patteren i agree
     
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  10. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Agree that it is not pure d'uccle. Probably half d'uccle and half some crested breed with a v-comb (at least that is what it looks like to me) and lack of leg feathering. How many toes?
     

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