Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by brrit, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. brrit

    brrit Out Of The Brooder

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    Meet Pat... Rooster or Hen?

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  2. phaethona

    phaethona Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old?

    looks like a hen to me!
     
  3. katdam

    katdam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i'm going to say hen....what is her age?
     
  4. brrit

    brrit Out Of The Brooder

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    Pat is around 5 months old now.

    She is protective of the flock (5 total chickens) and has begun making some interesting "sounds" when I walk outside. While not a cock-a-doodle-do, Pat is definitely the loudest of the chickens. Is that normal for a hen?
     
  5. gvntofly05

    gvntofly05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At 5 months, I say hen and close to laying.
     
  6. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    Looks like a pullet. [​IMG]
     
  7. phaethona

    phaethona Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If she's 5 months old, you'll have eggs soon! [​IMG]

    I don't know if there's any facts out there to back me up, but I noticed that my hens' combs went through a growth spurt right before they started laying.
     
  8. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    You got yourself an egg layer. Soon to lay, too!
     
  9. katdam

    katdam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:my RIR hen's comb did the same thing...one day hardly nothing...the next it was like "were did that come from?" LOL
     
  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Pat-pullet about to lay.
     

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