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Tammy Lynn... or.... Tommy Joe? 7 week old Delta Heritage

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My gut tells me she is a he. Please be gentle.... I am sooo in love with her/him. And - I am unable to keep roos where i live. :(

 

 

 

post #2 of 7


Sorry, i agree with your guts :) I am pretty sure that i can see saddle feathers. 

 

CT

Nairobi, Kenya
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post #3 of 7

At 7 weeks....I'm so sorry....but with that much red comb....roo imho :hide

 

Have you thought of a No Crow collar if you truly are in love with the bird and can't have the crowing? 

 

http://www.mypetchicken.com/catalog/Chicken-Supplies/No-Crow-Rooster-Collar-p1580.aspx

 

You can make one yourself...I've not tried one yet, but I've heard they really do work if you take time to make sure it fits correctly so as to work but not choke.

 

LofMc

Keeper of 15+ layers, common to specialty types for colorful egg baskets. Brooding Queens: The Queen Mum Silkie and 2 Bantam Cochin handmaids. Preparing to breed my own Olive Eggers! Barnevelder roo with Splash Marans and CL for egg color and color coding :D Former 4H leader, GDB Puppy Raiser, Homeschooler. Current ESL tutor. Proud new grandma. Loving wife to a very tolerant husband.
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Keeper of 15+ layers, common to specialty types for colorful egg baskets. Brooding Queens: The Queen Mum Silkie and 2 Bantam Cochin handmaids. Preparing to breed my own Olive Eggers! Barnevelder roo with Splash Marans and CL for egg color and color coding :D Former 4H leader, GDB Puppy Raiser, Homeschooler. Current ESL tutor. Proud new grandma. Loving wife to a very tolerant husband.
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post #4 of 7

Tommy Joe it is

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post #5 of 7

Cockerel.

Breeder of Dutch bantams, Wyandotte bantams, and a few exhibition rabbits.

Feel free to ask me questions about chicken and rabbit care, breeds, and showing! I'm always happy to help!

 

"All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;
They have their exits and their entrances,
And one man in his time plays many parts."

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Breeder of Dutch bantams, Wyandotte bantams, and a few exhibition rabbits.

Feel free to ask me questions about chicken and rabbit care, breeds, and showing! I'm always happy to help!

 

"All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;
They have their exits and their entrances,
And one man in his time plays many parts."

--William Shakespeare

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post #6 of 7
Thread Starter 

shoooooooot. :(

that makes four out of 7. last time i incubate!

i do have another roo that has cross beak. i am not sure i will be able to find him a home...

 

i hate the idea of not letting a roo crow. ugh.

however i am not sure i will have any other option.

 

has anyone tried the "no crow" collar.

 

 

thanks for your feedback

post #7 of 7

With a comb and wattles that large and red at 7 weeks, it is definitely a cockerel (Tommy Joe); sorry. :o(

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