Are we both roo's? (More pics added)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bzbrown, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. bzbrown

    bzbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok, one of these chickens started making new noises upon human wake up time last week. This has gone on daily since. Not an issue, they are in the living room, but the husband and I are up early regardless. Anyway, we thought the noise was coming from the RIR, but then my husband said he watched the Wyn do it. Today I also saw the Wyn make the noise. We have no idea who is what, although I'm suspecting they might both be roo's...

    The noise sounds as if it's an attempt to crow. More like a throat clearing type sound, but whatever it is, slowly getting louder and stronger lol.

    Big Red and Sam
    Last edited: Jun 12, 2011
  2. LittleChickenLady

    LittleChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2011
    Clanton, Alabama
    How old are they?
    The RIR is definitely a roo.
  3. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

    May 6, 2009
    Vail, Arizona
    Yep, those both look like Roos.
  4. bzbrown

    bzbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

    They are 11 weeks old. The Wyn is very mean and jumpy, doesn't care much for me holding her/him. The RIR is the sweetest guy ever. He lets my hold him, and sits for a good petting. He doesn't run like a crazy person when I come in his direction like the Wyn.

    I don't know how well we'll be able to keep roo's being in a neighborhood. I also don't know what the other chicks are, and I'm afraid to ask now lol.

    I do know that in the future I'll be ordering my chickens.
  5. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 28, 2008
    Yup, both are certainly roos.
  6. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    roos sorry:( If your posting photos again get some good side shots so we can see all the goods to make sure [​IMG]
  7. teeville5

    teeville5 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2011
    Your Big Red looks just like my Red. [​IMG]
    He started crowing @ 13 weeks old.
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Yes, both are boys.
  9. bzbrown

    bzbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

    Here are side pictures of both Big Red and Sam. Also since I'm feeling brave, what are the thoughts on the Silkies I'm posting? My husband is just laughing about all this. I had told him when I asked about us getting chicks that if we ended up with roosters we'd rehome them. Well I really like Big Red, he's so darn sweet, Sam is mean and I wouldn't have a hard time emotionally parting from him/her. I'm hoping ya'll don't tell me I have 4 roosters :)




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