Updated Pictures of Ivan 'the Lone Jungle Fowl' Hen or Roo?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by safari_dave_2008, Aug 16, 2008.

  1. safari_dave_2008

    safari_dave_2008 Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are the new update pictures of Ivan.

    He is nine weeks today.

    Any clues with these pictures as to if the chick is a boy or girl?

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  2. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    I really want to say hen because of the rounded neck and tail feathers, but I don't have much experience with jungle fowl.

    I love your pics, by the way. The first one is hilarious!
     
  3. safari_dave_2008

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    I was worried Ivan would be a Cockerel because of the green tint to the tail feathers.

    If its a cockerel then its back to the safari park, if its a hen then we keep her and get her some company. We have never kept chickens so really want this one to be a hen.

    If its a cockerel then no chickens for us which means (du du duhhhhh) no backyard chicken forum.
     
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Nine weeks old... that comb is suspicious.
     
  5. safari_dave_2008

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    Suspicious meaning a cockerel? or suspicious in that you don't trust him?
     
  6. safari_dave_2008

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    18 weeks old, definitely a boy.

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