rooster that's supposed to be a hen?!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jennie0993, Jan 15, 2015.

  1. jennie0993

    jennie0993 New Egg

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    I got my chickens all as babys, same age, and we're all sexed to be hens! Well about 7 months later I have this guy? Not sure if he is he or she! No crowing yet... but they are all laying eggs, just now sure which one lays which! Any opinions? What breed could he be?

    it's funny cause he's also the smallest one out of all my hens!
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  2. orumpoultry

    orumpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not familiar with the breed but I'm saying pullet.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. You appear to have an Ancona pullet. She should give you lots of nice, white eggs. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your pullet.
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I've never seen a comb like that before- very interesting bird.
     
  5. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    As Michael stated he is an Ancona pullet. Mediterranean breeds tend to have large combs like that.
     
  6. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    By 7 months I would be surprised you hadn't heard crowing if it was a boy. That normally starts about 16 weeks. That alone would be enough to say girl for me.

    It's neck feathers don't seem to be long and skinny enough to be a boy either but it does have a bit of a boyish look doesn't it. Not enough to say boy though. Amazing comb it's got going on too!
     
  7. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] glad you joined us.

    Not familiar with the breed, but she is beautiful.
     
  8. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pullet.
     
  9. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    I can't see the picture real well, but that doesn't look like a single comb to me, unless it is flopped over. Darn phone pictures!
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    Looks like an Ancona pullet to me.
     

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