Turken hen or rooster ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lvmychicklets, Oct 10, 2013.

  1. lvmychicklets

    lvmychicklets Out Of The Brooder

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    I inhereted a turken but not sure if i have a hen or roo ?
    Thanks for any help !
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  2. BorneHomestead

    BorneHomestead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a hen, and she is looking like she is molting.
     
  3. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed, that's a hen.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a female.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hen.
     
  6. johnmclaren

    johnmclaren Out Of The Brooder

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    She is hen.
     
  7. moximom1964

    moximom1964 New Egg

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    so we got like 14 first runs in april time frame and they are getting big so how do you sex them they all look the same to me...maybe i got all roos not sure first time with these unique creatures....do they ever make a sound? please email me i need some clarification and what time is good for harvesting them >

    thanks Denise
     
  8. BorneHomestead

    BorneHomestead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you have pictures we can help ya, usually by now they should be laying or crowing, but pictures will surely help us be able to tell what you have.
     
  9. Katie Hays

    Katie Hays Out Of The Brooder

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    I have also inherited a Turken, thought it was a hen, but noticed 1 1/2 inch spurs on it. Hen or rooster? Haven't heard a crow yet... [​IMG]
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    This bird looks to be a hen, can you get a better pic? I don't know why none of the pics are enlarging lately, but I can't see detail well enough to be sure. How old is it?

    Spurs aren't a good indicator of gender as hens can grow some wicked spurs, and some roosters don't get hardly any until over a year old.
     
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