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What am I?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bigspringshatchery, Oct 1, 2010.

  1. bigspringshatchery

    bigspringshatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my Dominique. It is I think 17 or 18 weeks old. This is my first time with a dominicker. Is it a roo or hen. It hasn't crowed so I'm lost. Plz help.

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  2. forrestacres

    forrestacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a hen to me, especially at that age.
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Do you have a side view body shot?

    The coloring in the barring would indicate male. So I think it's a roo, just would like a body shot to be 100% sure.
     
  4. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought the barring on a Dominique is lighter than on a BR, Happy Chooks. No?
     
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  5. bigspringshatchery

    bigspringshatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone else
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Get a bigger side shot.

    I'm thinking roo


    too
     
  7. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I agree.
     
  8. bigspringshatchery

    bigspringshatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Shoot. I was hoping for a hen. I'll try to take a body pic this afternoon and post it. His tail feathers ain't really that long. What age do they start getting long. And I've notice it looking in the nesting boxes or is that something a young roo. I have seen my rir look in boxes. Bit maybe a body pic will help
     

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