White Plymouth Rock

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TBathory, Sep 20, 2015.

  1. TBathory

    TBathory New Egg

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    I'm curious is my White Rock is a hen or Rooster. I thought all of my chickens were hens but this fella has been mounting one of the other gals. I know that hens will do this sometimes to prove their dominance, but I have four chickens and only get three eggs per day. I'm new to owning chickens and these guys are about six months old so maybe the number of eggs is irrelevant. I'm looking for some expert opinions. Thanks
     
  2. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    White chickens are very hard to photograph to be able to see 'rooster' type feathers. I'm guessing it is a he since he is mounting the girls. I have ten hens and they have been laying for exactly a year now and I've NEVER gotten 10 eggs on any day. 3 eggs a day is awesome!

    Is he not crowing?
     
  3. TBathory

    TBathory New Egg

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    No crowing....so MAYBE it's a she.
     
  4. eleaserek

    eleaserek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It sure looks like a she to me. Rocks to have a bit of a reputation for being the bullies if the flock. My barred rock pullet will go so far as to even attempt to crow sometimes!
     
  5. TBathory

    TBathory New Egg

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    Okay cool, thanks for the feedback!
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a she to me, too. Usually, roosters are the ones doing the mounting. However, this year, I've had two White Wyandotte bantam definite females who were dominantly mounting the other birds.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    it looks female to me, but a closer pic could help confirm. As stated, white birds are hard to see the saddle feathers in photos.
     
  8. Bushelandahpeck

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    i thought mine was a she too.. for so long.. and then he crowed fnally one day! she went from "penelopeep" to penelopete.
     
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  10. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HE is gorgous!!

    To the OP, closer pictures might help. Good luck!
     

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