Am I a Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by themagicash, Oct 13, 2010.

  1. themagicash

    themagicash Out Of The Brooder

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    This chicken was sold to me 3 weeks ago as a 14 week old pullet. She is taller than my 6 month ladies, flighty, and just weird. I have a feeling he/she is a very young rooster. She is supposed to be an EE/BR mix. She does have some odd brown feathers in a few places. Its hard to get a photo because she runs from me upon sight!

    What do y'all think?

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    Thanks!!!
     
  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Cock a doodle roo
     
  3. The Lisser

    The Lisser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Definitely a male. See those long, pointy feathers hanging down on either side of his tail? Those are saddle feathers, and only cockerels have them.
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Definitely a boy.
     
  5. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

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    Can you get your money back?
     
  6. themagicash

    themagicash Out Of The Brooder

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    Sweet, a $15 dollar Roo! Now to find a home... I am in the city and can't have a roo.

    Thanks for the replies!
     
  7. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep. Roo all the way and those saddle feathers would have been shorter but still noticeable 3 weeks ago. That sucks that someone took you like that. I'd call and ask either return the bird and get my money back or get an exchange for a hen.
     
  8. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    rooooo
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'd contact the seller and return him. Yeah, he was a roo three weeks ago, and should have been noticable.
     
  10. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I agree 100 percent! It seems like there have been a lot of posts lately where people have been passing off roos as hens to unexperienced hobbiest. I hope more of you will go back to these people and give them what for!
     

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