why is my hen acting like a roo at 17 weeks

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Strader, Aug 31, 2014.

  1. Strader

    Strader Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I removed two roosters from my chicken house and I appear to have a Delaware hen that is acting like a rooster. She is large and does resemble a rooster, but cant tell because all of the (14) CHICKENS are (17) weeks old and none have started laying yet. Here is a pic and the larger one is the one riding the hens. No crowing yet so didn't thin she was a HE? all in photo are the same age.
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  2. islandgirl82

    islandgirl82 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "She" is definitely a he. [​IMG] sorry
     
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  3. Strader

    Strader Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very Cool I was needing a great looking rooster.
     
  4. islandgirl82

    islandgirl82 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh! Well in that case, congratulations! :thumbsup
     
  5. Pinkaboo

    Pinkaboo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lovely looking cockerel
     
  6. Chickie Pia

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    He is beautiful!
     

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