This is a hen, right?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mechlls5, Dec 4, 2009.

  1. mechlls5

    mechlls5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My SLW Sparrow is the only one not laying, they are 32 weeks. The EE and the silkie started over a month ago. Just wondering about her
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    [​IMG]Then just for fun: Here is Lucy the EE and Midnight the Silkie(who is broody, we are waiting on some fertile eggs I purchased:) )
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    Lucy is so friendly, she follows me everywhere, and has to be right in the middle of it all!!!
     
  2. rirluvr

    rirluvr Gallus Domesticus

    If "she" is not singing at that age then "she" is definitely a "she." Her body looks a lot like one of my P-RIR female fatties.
     
  3. muell112

    muell112 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like it
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Looks like a hen to me. Some girls are just late bloomers. [​IMG]
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Yup, I agree, you've got a girl.
     
  6. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have slw hens and roos, your girl is for sure a girl. Some of them are just late bloomers, she'll get there.
     
  7. feathersnuggles

    feathersnuggles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, you've got a girl. I've got a Blue Wyandotte (god knows how old she is now...I've given up counting the weeks) [​IMG]

    She's the only one not laid an egg yet...a big round poofy beach ball of a hen and definitely the top in pecking order. The first pullet in this flock started laying mid-September, and the latest started in mid-October. But not yet for this girl. Wyandottes are SLOW to mature, so they say. [​IMG]
     
  8. k2chickens

    k2chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yup! ya got a hen
     
  9. wannahavehens

    wannahavehens Out Of The Brooder

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    What is an SLW Sparrow? She is so beautiful.
     
  10. mechlls5

    mechlls5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silver laced wyandotte named sparrow [​IMG]
     

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