Darling Mary or is she?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sewingca, Dec 27, 2009.

  1. sewingca

    sewingca Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is Mary, a lovely cochin. We purchased 8 babies and two adults. The grownups are supposed to be girls. Agnes (an Ameraucana) has laid an egg, but Mary is crowing and behaving in rooster-like fashion. She makes clucking noises. Do roosters do that? I've heard of alpha hens and I know that hens do crow on occasion. What do you think?[​IMG]

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  2. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm pretty certain that is a roo... a very beautiful one, too! [​IMG]
     
  3. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a Mark to me...the "clucking" noises could be that he's found a treat and calling the hens.....
     
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  4. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    Hes a rooster.. [​IMG]

    ( I really like his coloring!! Is he a dark buff or a light Red?)
     
  5. sewingca

    sewingca Chillin' With My Peeps

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    His name shall be Marvin (after my brother-in-law - my sister was the Mary!). I don't know about coloring. He's a really deep burgundy below and the ruff is rusty orange. Yes, I think he is handsome also. So, he's a roo, huh? [​IMG]
     
  6. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    looks roo-y to me :) what a VERY pretty boy!!
     
  7. ve

    ve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will call him Cochin mix.Cochins do not have rose comb.
     
  8. Overeasyplz

    Overeasyplz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He's a handsome fella! looks like a guy!
     
  9. davidb

    davidb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    marty is a pretty roo
     
  10. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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