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Rooster?!?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Fchix9, May 1, 2016.

  1. Fchix9

    Fchix9 New Egg

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    Here is "Crispy".... About a year old NewHampshire Red. We are still confused by gender... It was crowing last fall but stopped. No eggs but sits in lay box. Is it really possible to have such an androgynous bird? TIA
     
  2. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I need a better picture.
     
  3. burnout95

    burnout95 Out Of The Brooder

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    IV got a question about my roosters. I keep them penned up but every morning after there breakfast I get in my chair and I let them out to go forage. But thay wont get 5 feet away from me. Its like there worried to death im going to leave them. Thay remind me of a little kid.lol.. Can anybody tell me what there problem might be?
     
  4. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe some problems growing up.If they are that attached to you,then just walk them around the yard.
     
  5. burnout95

    burnout95 Out Of The Brooder

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    IV only had them for two days. A woman gave them to me there about 4 months old and in great health. I originally got them to eat but there very sweet and loving well make a long story short I guess IV got 4 pet roosters.lol..
     
  6. Fchix9

    Fchix9 New Egg

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    Here it is closer... Loves coming to the door to say hello [​IMG]
     
  7. toomuch

    toomuch Out Of The Brooder

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    That's a rooster you could tell by the tail and comb. [​IMG]
     
  8. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    It is a hen. Are you sure she is a year old and not older? Most crowing hens are older with hormonal imbalances.
     
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  9. Fchix9

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    We raised them from day olds so I'm sure not older. In the fall we were woken w/crowing...now I'm even more confused... Crispy looks so different from the other NH red...
     
  10. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup thats a hen.
     

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