Whats Wrong With Him? (Update With Pictures)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dsowens15, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. dsowens15

    dsowens15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a big barred rock rooster who I thought was a hen. Now I know he is a rooster because of his saddle feathers and wattles, his comb isn't that big for a rooster I think and I havn't ever seen him crow or mate a hen. Does he think that he is a hen? and is there any thing I can do to get off spring from him?
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    Last edited: Sep 13, 2010
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Why don't you post a pic of this guy for us? If he has stringy saddle feathers, he's a he, crowing or not. And no, he doesn't think he's a hen. He knows exactly what he is.
     
  3. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is he?
     
  4. dsowens15

    dsowens15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is around year and a half. The reason I asked if he thinks he is a hen is because I had a RIR hen that grow spurs. I havn't been getting any fertile eggs from his hens. And I'll try to post some pictures tomorrow. Thanks for the responses.
     
  5. dsowens15

    dsowens15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay guys, I got the pictures now I need the help
     
  6. pnuts

    pnuts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my rir hen looks like that and she had a baby:)

    edit: barred rock:)
     
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  7. Hollywood Chickens

    Hollywood Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It has male coloring, but I don't see any hackle or saddle feathers.
     
  8. ninjascrub69

    ninjascrub69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could it be one of those hens that thinks they're a rooster? [​IMG]
     
  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    The coloring is male, the face is male (see how the skin is really red and sort of sags below the eye?) and often roosters can have rather small combs. Could be a boy.
     
  10. dsowens15

    dsowens15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and he has spurs. but do u ever think that he`ll crow or mate?
     

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