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Best Rooster!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by LunarRayne, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. LunarRayne

    LunarRayne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I traded a breeding pair for a breeding pair with my mother in law. The rooster I got is 3 years old. He is fantastic! He keeps everyone else in check. Today, we heard a noise so my husband rushed out to check. What he found was a huge chicken hawk flying over the property. The 3 year old rooster was warning everyone. I had my 1 week old babies outside! He warned everyone. My husband said they all immediately ran under the bushes and into the coop. The week olds ran into their box and hit the ground. I have 50-60 birds and he protected them all. This was the first time he has had to. I know it is just his part as the dominant rooster, but he has only been here about a month. He does not mate with any hen other than the hen we brought with him. All he really had to do was save her. Instead he called out to everyone.

    I love this guy!!
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  2. Cadjien_De_Louisiane

    Cadjien_De_Louisiane SWLA Gamefowl Breeder

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    That really is one awesome looking roo! [​IMG]
     
  3. pwdhorn

    pwdhorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good looking Roo Mine looks a lot like yours named "RUN RUN" I had the flock out for grazing the other day and I startled a stay cat and RUN RUN took off after that cat and chased it across the road. Now we know why the chicked crossed the road. LOL
     
  4. Theeggboxtoo

    Theeggboxtoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gorgeous roo!
     
  5. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2011
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    He us so beautiful and useful too!!!!
     
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Look at the size of his comb! A beauty for sure!
     
  7. BayouPoules

    BayouPoules Chillin' With My Peeps

    Good looken and brave too! What a roo! [​IMG]
     
  8. LunarRayne

    LunarRayne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you all! I love him!!

    We just hatched out some of his babies and we have more due in a week. I am super excited. The first ones go to my mother in law. She decided she wants his babies and would like to give us back our chickens as a trade. The next hatch is mine... I am sharing a few with my cousin, though.
     
  9. the3ofus+oursixchicks

    the3ofus+oursixchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2011
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    BEAUTIFUL ROOSTER!!!! do you know what kind he is?
     
  10. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Nice lookin' dude... looks like he could have a little marans in him... what mix is he?
     

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