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I was going to say... hens don't normally have green feathering (at least I've never seen it) or enormous feet (maybe sometimes.) but who knows.... I would say it's not a RIR... The feathers are not all the same color and look black?? If it has RIR in it at all I'd say it's a cross... with very masculine features!
 

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Looks just like the RIR we watch over did a few months ago! Tall! All legs and nothing else! Now he has def hit maturity! One day his crown just tripled in size! I have felt he was a rir cross for months due to the white he has but owner says no.
 

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My impression is roo...question: is it squatting for the Roos you have, or is it trying to get away?
 

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You can tell by the saddle and tail feathers. I had a Marans rooster that my older White Leghorn roosters would try and breed. He tried to get away, but they would chase him down. I ended up having to seperate them.
 

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It's a dominance thing, the older roos want to teach him to be subordinate before he gets big and strong enough to challenge them.
 

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It's a really flighty chicken so she runs from all the chickens and has not tried to mount or anything
 

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She's flighty so she runs away from everything including chickens she's not crowing or mounting soo
 

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When I had two roosters (a really dominant one and an insanely submissive one) I thought the submissive one was a hen for the longest time... He didn't crow or mount any hens until long after I got rid of the dominant rooster! (Shame too - I was hoping he'd stay silent. haha.) I still think you have a rooster but if it pops out an egg then I'll resign my opinion. :)
 

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WeeLittleChicken said:
When I had two roosters (a really dominant one and an insanely submissive one) I thought the submissive one was a hen for the longest time... He didn't crow or mount any hens until long after I got rid of the dominant rooster! (Shame too - I was hoping he'd stay silent. haha.) I still think you have a rooster but if it pops out an egg then I'll resign my opinion. :)
Yeah ha hopefully! I got 3 from the same person I was so upset to find two of them are probably Roos :p
 
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