Hen or Rooster?

Discussion in 'Beginners Forum' started by Carlos Pulliza, Sep 25, 2020.

  1. Carlos Pulliza

    Carlos Pulliza New Member

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    Are these two hens or roosters? I bought them as hens, but they are getting really loud. The Road Island red and Plymouth Rock d 20200925_083055.jpg 20200925_083030.jpg on't make that much noise. Thank
     
  2. robin416

    robin416 Administrator Staff Member

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    What do you mean by noise? Are you hearing crowing? If not, then they're both hens. The pics don't show enough feather detail for me, who stinks at sexing hard feathered birds, to say male or female.
     

  3. Biring

    Biring Active Member

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    Difficult to tell with these photos but they look female to me, at a glance. POL pullets can be very noisy and may even try to crow like a cockerel.
     
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  4. Longcrow

    Longcrow New Member

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    Both are pullets, rounded tail feathers in 2nd pic. Also if cockerels the combs would be more erect and larger. White leghorns can be more squawky.