Any info would be appreciated!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chzheadgrl, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. chzheadgrl

    chzheadgrl In the Brooder

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    If anyone could help me with any information on Rodgers, I would really appreciate it! Background is that I was leaving a pet and farm store and they had 4 roosters that had to be gone that same day! I took all of them in hopes of finding homes, and ended up keeping one. He is officially part of the family! It's been quite an experience for us, trying to learn everything about chickens. Considering Rodgers seems very healthy, friendly and happy, I guess we're doing something right! [​IMG]

    I believe he is a Dominique Rooster, but the breed and gender could possibly be wrong. And I think he is 8 wks old...? But he grew so fast, that I am not sure. He does not have any spurs and has a single comb.



    The day we got him, April 29

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    A week or two ago...

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  2. RAWR

    RAWR Songster

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    oh my, hes a beauty!
    not sure bout the breed, but thats a roo alright
     
  3. WhetzelMomma

    WhetzelMomma Songster

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    I believe that Dominiques have rose combs. (altho old timers call ANYTHING black and white Domineckers which is a nick name for Dominiques as far as I know.) I would guess barred rock or another another black and white breed whose name is escaping me... Starts with a C I think... lol
     
  4. clayhill

    clayhill Songster

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    Pretty sure that's a barred rock roo.
     
  5. chick4chicks

    chick4chicks Songster

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    [​IMG] I say Barred Rock, and it is a roo. I had a Barred Rock roo and he was the nicest roo. Dang weasel killed him [​IMG] [​IMG]. Congrats now you need more chicks so he can have some girlfriends. [​IMG]
     
  6. kickinchicken

    kickinchicken Songster

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    Oh, he is a handsome one! Look at those big ol' feet and his pretty red comb! My first instinct was Barred Rock as well. Gotta get him some single ladies!
     
  7. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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    What a distinctive bird!
     
  8. 3chimama

    3chimama Songster 8 Years

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    so handsome!
     
  9. noodleroo

    noodleroo Snuggles with Chickens

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    He looks very regal! I'm guessing barred rock, too.
     

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