Are these Roos for sure?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by marymac, Sep 29, 2010.

  1. marymac

    marymac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm like 99% that these are both roos. They are 3 1/2 mths old BLRW. the first pic is them together the second pic is the one I'm sure of and the last one I'm kind of having some doubt but I think it probably is a roo too. Reason being his wattle is smaller than the first one., but they have really big feet and they look like roos. Poor guys are headed for the pot if they are, unless someone wants them.

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  2. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    See those long skinny pointy feathers in front of their tail? Those are saddle feathers that roos get. Girls dont have those.
     
  3. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both beautiful birds but both are roos.
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Sickle feathers in their hackles, pointy saddle feathers-sorry, they are cockerels.
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Well they don't have saddle feathers yet, but they are cockerels.
     
  6. LaurenM23

    LaurenM23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely roos, I'm afriad.
     
  7. Chickenaddict

    Chickenaddict Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes for sure roos, sorry [​IMG]
     
  8. marymac

    marymac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for the confirmations. I hate to dispatch them but I have 4 total to cull, so it's off to freezer camp I suppose.
     
  9. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Cockerels and yes I see the beginnings of saddle feathers.
     

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