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Hen or Rooster, please...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ashnatjack, Dec 18, 2012.

  1. Ashnatjack

    Ashnatjack New Egg

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    Is this a hen or rooster? I rescued Nuggets from the side of the road after falling off a chicken truck. [​IMG]
     
  2. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww, I think that's a cockerel. :)
     
  3. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I meant aww he's cute!
     
  4. Jharper

    Jharper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cockerel his head and legs are exceptionally large.
     
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  5. Ashnatjack

    Ashnatjack New Egg

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    Yes, his legs are huge and greyish.
     
  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Cockerel, sorry!
     
  7. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good job rescuing him! He's pretty! Are you gonna eat him? (No!!! Boo hoo) and are you going to keep him?
     
  8. Ashnatjack

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    Oh yeah, keeping him for sure. We live in the country. He's got a roomy dog run with a cover. I let him free range all day, (as long as someone is here) and he goes up at dark. He's really sweet. He follows me around and let's me pet him. It's funny...my Dad watched my animals ( we have 2 rescued dogs, 5 rescued cats, 2 bunnies, 2 rats and a turtle) well, he was trying to put him up and Nuggets kept flogging him. Make sense now! But he lives his Mommy. I'll keep him as long as he lives. I guess he'll be my one and only. I don't have the setup for two dog runs. The one he's in is under our carport with pinestraw on the cement and an elevated roost or perch for him.
     
  9. Sk8inChick(en)

    Sk8inChick(en) Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How sweet of you to rescue him! If you've got the room, you might consider getting him a friend or two. Otherwise, I'm sure he will be bonded strongly to you, snd that's not a bad thing as long as it's okay with you. Congrats on your new little man! [​IMG] And [​IMG]

    By the way, does he crow for you yet?
     
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  10. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    Ya need a few leghorn hens for him...
     

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