Silver Laced Hen or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bek2117, Aug 7, 2014.

  1. bek2117

    bek2117 New Egg

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    New to keeping chickens I bought 2 hens a week ago. One has been laying eggs and the other hasn't. My neighbor says it looks like a roo. Thx for help :)[​IMG]
     
  2. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    It looks like a hen.
     
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  3. Stiggy

    Stiggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is it? And could you please post a pic of its body and one of its saddle/tail feathers? It would help greatly
     
  4. bek2117

    bek2117 New Egg

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    She said they was a year old.
     
  5. bek2117

    bek2117 New Egg

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    Ok going out now to get pic of body and tail thx so much
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It sure looks like a hen, and from that nice red comb it should be laying. Are you sure they're not each laying, just on alternate days? Then again, sometimes a move will throw a bird off laying for a few weeks, while others don't even miss a beat [​IMG]
     
  7. bek2117

    bek2117 New Egg

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    The one on the right is the one that hasn't laid any eggs yet. Thx again for help.[​IMG]
     
  8. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a hen to me!
     
  9. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    They are both hens. Only difference is one has a rose comb and the other has a single comb (the one you were questioning).
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    this.
     

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