Female Golden Whistlers

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Subject: Female Golden Whistlers
From: "Paul & Irene Osborn" <>
Date: Thu, 7 May 2009 12:07:23 +1000
The phenomenon of females taking on male characteristics is very well known in domestic fowl (chooks for us laymen). Old hens will even start crowing, albeit not very convincingly, and have been known to mount other hens. It happens a lot in older hens but has been reported for younger birds with diseased ovaries.
Paul Osborn


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