can someone please tell me if i have a roo ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by littlegip, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. littlegip

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    can someone tell me if this a roo and what breed it is ?...[​IMG]
     
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  2. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

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    Looks that way...
    HUGE feet!! [​IMG]


    Wait for more opinions before you go selling him though!! [​IMG]
     
  3. Delaware roo?
     
  4. Andora

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    It looks like my columbian plymouth rock chicks. I'm not sure if mine are roos or pullets because they have red in the face, red combs, and red wattles...but their combs aren't growing any larger than the combs on my sex link pullets.
     
  5. littlegip

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    well i really hope he is a he ...lol wanted a rooster i have 4 pullets
     
  6. lux_interior

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    looks like a roo! Could be a Columbian Rock, or possibly a Light Brahma... how old is he?
     
  7. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    I would guess it's a colombian rock. I don't see any feathers on the legs so it's not a brahma, and the legs look much more yellow than my delawares.


    *If you only have four pullets, he will probably over-mate them. It would be a good idea to get 5 or 6 more pullets.
     
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  8. littlegip

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    7 weeks today , so i need more hens if he is a he ?
     
  9. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    Well, I am just saying that based on what I have read. I don't have any roosters myself so someone with rooster experience may correct me.
     
  10. Pampered Hen

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    I agree, 4 hens to one rooster is just not enough for his "libido". The hens will be better off in greater numbers. I would suggest 10 to 12 hens for one roo. I had 7 hens and my male wore our their backs. After about 5 months of rooster action, the girls started to develop bare patches on their backs exposing their delicate skin to the elements and the rooster's claws.
     

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