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Rooster or hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Crownpointchick, Jul 24, 2014.

  1. Crownpointchick

    Crownpointchick In the Brooder

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    I would have bet the farm that this was a hen but I'm new to this and admittedly clueless. My pretty girl Peggy Sue mounted another chick yesterday so now I'm having doubts. It is about 9 weeks old, mixed breed. I read hens sometimes do that too but am missing something obvious here to all of you experienced chicken keepers? Her comb is not bright red but has a pink tone. She is a dominant chicken in my group. Any thoughts?
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  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Cock-a-roodle-roo!
     
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  3. Crownpointchick

    Crownpointchick In the Brooder

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    I just laughed out loud! Kinda mad...Peggy sue will have a new name soon.
     
  4. kittydoc

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    The mounting at this age is probably dominance, but that's a roo if there ever was one.
     

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