How many Roos do you see?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by denco5, Dec 5, 2010.

  1. denco5

    denco5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays

    at least three.. can't tell about the others from that picture. [​IMG]
     
  3. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    3?
     
  4. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    3, that I can tell. The EE and the rocks.
     
  5. denco5

    denco5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the quick response. So much for buying HENS at the local feed store!
     
  6. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Don't trust the people at the feed store for the most part. They are usually inexperienced, not knowledgeable or under trained when it comes to the area of chickenns. I'm sure a lot of people would agree.
     
  7. denco5

    denco5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes I agree, I have decided not to trust the signs that say "HENS" and "ROOSTERS" Now that I have what I think are at least five roos I am most likley going to have to get some more hens. I do not want to have my hens overmated or abused. There is no way I can just get rid of my roos, they are like family!

    The roo in the middle with his head up high in the picture actually crowed for the first time on Saturday. He only crows when a stranger comes around, any idea if that is normal?
     
  8. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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  9. ihvpower

    ihvpower Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do not think the Rocks are Roos at all;...unless those are 3 Barred Rocks in a row..My hens had huge combs!
     
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  10. denco5

    denco5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes they are three in a row. I do not see pointed saddle feathers on the Barred Rocks though, isn't that a sign of a rooster? These two Barred Rocks have rounded saddle feathers. They are much bigger and grayer than the other Barred Rock I have
     

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