Rooster or hen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by only200, Aug 10, 2013.

  1. only200

    only200 Out Of The Brooder

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    Not sure to me it could go both ways
     
  2. Coop de Grille

    Coop de Grille Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a hen to me.
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Looks like a red sex link girl to me.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Red sex link hen.
     
  5. only200

    only200 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all I was worried because her comb and waddles are growing and my other two there not. And I have to ask what are you looking at to make your decision this my first flock and I'm doing my best to learn I'm sadly turning my rooster into diner tomorrow and I didn't want to do this twice. Thank you all
     
  6. whittychick

    whittychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a black beauty that I've been questioning! Her comb is so much bigger then my other girls! She'd be crowing by now tho I think!
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Her color and appearance are classic red sex link hen. You didn't say how old she is, and I should have asked before making the assumption. If the bird were say three months, I'd say male. But I'm guessing she's more like 5 months, and getting ready to lay. I'm also guessing you're not getting eggs yet, or you wouldn't be asking gender [​IMG] but from that comb they're not more than a few weeks off, if she's not hiding some already.
     
  8. TulsaChick

    TulsaChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice round feathers by the tail. Hen
     
  9. only200

    only200 Out Of The Brooder

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    All right you had me worried just checked I'm not seeing any alternative nesting spots at this time and your right she's 4 1/2 month I do have a very mean rooster which might slow her laying (theory/question) he makes all my birds uptight untell I pin him up separate but he's gone tomorrow so we'll see. Sorry for my rambling next question dose a nesting box need dividers? Mine I have three boxes but there not divided from each other is that bad or ok?
     
  10. 54321mxamxa

    54321mxamxa New Egg

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    hen
     

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