Breed/gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by princesscleo92, Apr 23, 2016.

  1. princesscleo92

    princesscleo92 Out Of The Brooder

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    I know that the barred rock is a roo. Do you think the brown (unknown breed) is a Roo too? Also, what are my options to do with these Roos. We aren't allowed to have them in our county unfortunately. I've grown attached to them in the month we've had them. [​IMG]
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The brown one doesn't look like a cockerel, yet. It's still pretty young though.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Someone may take the Barred rock because it is a popular breed. But, there is such a glut of cockerels/roosters looking for homes- a lot of them will end up as someone's dinner.
     
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    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I do think the brown one looks male. As far as breed, not sure on that one.
     
  6. princesscleo92

    princesscleo92 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm thinking so too. Especially after I took a closer look at his wattles. They're a little redder today. [​IMG]
     

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