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What gender is this chicken.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by gedddyd, Dec 18, 2015.

  1. gedddyd

    gedddyd New Egg

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    Is this chicken a hen or a rooster?
    I bought what I thought were 6 hens. But fluffy is starting to make me question her hen status!![​IMG]



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  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Compared to the other chicken in pix, I have to agree with you that it does look like a roo. If all are same age, and this one stands out different , then you know you are right. Remember that even the PROS that do the sexing of chicks only get it 94% correct at best. Sex links are obviously at 99.99% I leave a trace for unforeseen possibilities.
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    WISHING YOU BEST.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I do believe that's a cockerel, but to verify....how old is the bird?
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on donrae's post.
     
  5. gedddyd

    gedddyd New Egg

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    Fluffy is around 20 weeks old along with her or his sister below. They were the two youngest of the litter by 2 weeks. Now fluffy has sprouted in the last few weeks and is the biggest and top chick in the coop. Now I think back fluffy was always the one that was the boldest. Would come to me and not squak as much when I held it.

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    head hen.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    x 3 Donrae's post
     
  7. gedddyd

    gedddyd New Egg

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    Fluffy turned out to be a boy after all. He started with little crows then got louder. He started to get very aggressive. He started to try and mount the other chickens. My dog thought he was hurting the girls and they got into it. They both were fine. But if the girls and him were out in the yard and the kids or myself came out he would start crowing and fluffing his feathers. So I made the decision to get rid of him. Luckily the guy I bought them from took him back. That eased a little anxiety with the kids and myself. [​IMG][​IMG]

    So far we have started to get eggs from our lovely ladies, and we are getting an egg a day.
    Today we got 2 eggs. [​IMG]

    Very happy. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    No surprise there but thanks for the update. Congratulations on getting eggs. :eek:)
     

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