Um thought this was a girl but....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by michelleshenhouse, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. michelleshenhouse

    michelleshenhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was told a hen. she looks like one but has not laid an egg since i got her. Also was told she was over a 1yr old barely?? Looking for some help please!!
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  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Looks female to me. Some girls will grow spurs, and some girls will stop laying for a few days, weeks, or months when their lives are "turned upside down" aka moved. With those spurs though, she is probably a bit over 1 if not more toward 2. But spur growth can vary between birds.
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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  4. michelleshenhouse

    michelleshenhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whew ok!! THanks. The roos love her . LOL DO you know what breed she is?
     
  5. FarmCoe

    FarmCoe Flock Mistress

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    Yep, looks like a hen [​IMG]
     
  6. krcote

    krcote Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks Welsummery?
     
  7. allieloveschickens

    allieloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she looks like a welsummer to me, those are some big spurs!
     
  8. michelleshenhouse

    michelleshenhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep that was what had me wondering. LOL
     
  9. FarmCoe

    FarmCoe Flock Mistress

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    Yeah, I'mma have to go with welsummer [​IMG]
     
  10. TheSpiceGirls

    TheSpiceGirls Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:No Kidding! Hens can get spurs that big? I swear, I learn something new about chickens every day from this group.
     

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