Rooster or Hen??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by stephaniej2004, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. stephaniej2004

    stephaniej2004 Out Of The Brooder

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    This Blue Wyandotte was sold to me as a hen, but I am starting to worry that those feathers might look like saddle feathers! She is about 6 months old.

    Can someone reassure me that she is indeed a she? Sorry the pictures are not great. She would not hold still for me![​IMG]

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  2. longlegz86

    longlegz86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im not a pro but usually the roosters have the red comb on their heads...so id say hen...
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Pullet.
     
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    LaPetiteFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. stephaniej2004

    stephaniej2004 Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, I am seeing a trend here! So those drooping feathers are nothing to worry about?
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Nope. They're actually soft and rounded, I think the subtle lacing makes them look more defined than they really are. Long, pointy, shiny feathers are the kiss of death. I mean, rooster feathers!
     
  7. stephaniej2004

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    Awesome! Thanks guys! What a great resource this site is!
     

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