Are you a Roo?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by greggy, Jun 22, 2008.

  1. greggy

    greggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First time raising Buff Orps....8 weeks old
    I think it's a roo
    Do you thinks so too?
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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Yup. Bouncing baby boy.
     
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Quote:Ditto
     
  4. greggy

    greggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Then I'll make him a candidate
    for my barbeque!
     
  5. gachickeeper

    gachickeeper Out Of The Brooder

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    Great post! I was about to ask the same questions about my 11 week old Buff ORP's. How can you tell? I'm a newbie
     
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    Suess hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those wattles remind me of my light brahma roo that we had to say goodbye to. (He was super mean to anyone or thing new to him and was only 10 weeks old).
     
  7. greggy

    greggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    roosters will start growing combs and wattles early on. sometimes there are late bloomers and it can end up a crap shoot. I have two other orp hens who grew large combs and wattles early, so it was easy enough to call them out, but the other guy, the one in my pic was being sneaky about it.
     
  8. greggy

    greggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Well this guy is real friendly and wanders up to me whenever I go in the yard. He's not aggrerssive, just curious. I think he may be kissing up to me, but it won't do him any good.......4th of July barbeque is just around the corner!!
     
  9. Chicken_Lover4567

    Chicken_Lover4567 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh come on. [​IMG] Let the poor chickie live! But, if you must have your chicken barbeque....[​IMG]
     
  10. cmcgoun

    cmcgoun Chillin' With My Peeps

    I will buy you a rotisserie at the store PLEASE don't kill him he's adorable.
     

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