What are your thoughts? Hen or Roo

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by blueacai, Jun 2, 2011.

  1. blueacai

    blueacai New Egg

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    Can any help me ease my mind - Now that the girls are getting bigger, I am afraid they might turn out a roo - I have one hen (mona) who is actively laying and Mimzy, who I think layed a few, she is young - But the other 3 polish hens havent layed yet, no crowing(hens I hope is why) - thank you!
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    Reese - Polish
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    JoJo- Polish???
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    Mimzy - Frizzle?sizzle?
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    Mona (Laying)
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    Doesnt have a name yet - I believe she is a polish/silkie
     
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  2. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    They all look like pretty girls.
     
  3. mljohnson05

    mljohnson05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The only one i am concerned about is Pic #2...they have really shiny feathers growing in ..the rest look hen to me
     
  4. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the edge of insanity
    You have some cool looking chickens!!!
     
  5. De

    De Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All look like pullets...but none of them are polish...they are sizzle...frizzle/silkie cross...
    I love them and they should make good moms....
     
  6. blueacai

    blueacai New Egg

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    Thanks Everyone! JoJO #2 was tiny when we first got her - the other one identical to her went from a Molly to a MO - and he got BIG in a matter of weeks. I am hoping they are at the age to start laying -

    The below are very recent - Within mins [​IMG]

    1. Is rather up close - JoJo gets intrique by the camera...lol Somedays her tail is not this big... one days like this... it makes me wonder -
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    Reese

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    They really are awesome chicks - Mona has been sitting on some wooden eggs for the last week or so. I caught her hanging round the hen house inside - So I put wooden eggs in there to see what she would do. In the morning I gentle lift her off the nest take the real egg and let her alone [​IMG]


    I greatly appreciate your thoughts - We went through 3 roos before hopefully ending her - with the girls. One of these days I will get her a real egg to hatch and fullfill motherhood, not just sitting on fake eggs. I just can't right now -
     
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  7. mljohnson05

    mljohnson05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the sheen on JoJo's feathers still has me wondering, but that is the only Rooish sign to me
     
  8. blueacai

    blueacai New Egg

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    Its a pretty accent to her.....it has me wondering too. She's at least 6 months... no crowing..just honking when the kids come around...
     
  9. Roo on Harley

    Roo on Harley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pretty looking girls, nice job on the raising [​IMG]
     
  10. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    My black silkie/ game hen mix has a blue/green sheen to her feathers. Silkies take awhile to lay, mine didn't start til 6 months. Yours look like silkie mixes so will probably start any day.
     

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