do i have a bunch of roos

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mom wewantchicks!, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. mom wewantchicks!

    mom wewantchicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is this rir a roo,im about 90 percent sure but i have never had this breed
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    and these are my ffa chicks,ee mixes they are bout 8 weeks old
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    im thinking the one in from is a pullet,back roo
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    i have never had a chicken with neck feather like this,is it because hes a mix,a roo or what lol
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    these are the 2 i think are roos
     
  2. mom wewantchicks!

    mom wewantchicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    where are are the experts today
     
  3. Chicky Tocks

    Chicky Tocks [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2666.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Ru

    Oct 20, 2008
    Benton, Arkansas
    I can say that the pic of the last bird with the neck feathers is about 90% surely a roo. It appears to be an ee and mine (roo) had both neck and tail feathers just like that when I started suspecting him. But I think the one on the left is a pullet.
     
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  4. mom wewantchicks!

    mom wewantchicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and of course hes like the sweatest bird ever.....we already have a coochin roo and if the rir is a roo my hubby wants to keep him so that one will have to go.when did yours start crowing cause hes not yet
     
  5. Chicky Tocks

    Chicky Tocks [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2666.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Ru

    Oct 20, 2008
    Benton, Arkansas
    Mine still has yet to crow and he's around 7-8 months old. I only confirmed him roo this past month because I came home and caught him having his way with one of my buff orpingtons. Since then his tail feathers have grown even longer.

    I also have another white EE about 10 days old in my brooder and it's the sweetest of the sweet chickens. No doubt it will be a roo too. It's always the sweet ones that steal your heart.
     
  6. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    The one in the middle, second to last photo, is a pullet... the last photo is a roo on the right... maybe pullet on the left.
    The RIR looks to be a roo.
     
  7. Chickndaddy

    Chickndaddy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2007
    East Texas
    The RIR is a roo. Out of the Easter Eggers it looks like you have two cockerels and a pullet. Although you might have two hens.
     
  8. mom wewantchicks!

    mom wewantchicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    whats funny is,when i first got these birds and posted pics about a month ago,the one that is probably a pullet was quessed as a roo.the other 2 where quessed as pullets lol. i bought them to help out the ffa kids but was still hoping for some more laying hens
     

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