How many roosters do you have???

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Hangin Wit My Peeps, Sep 11, 2008.

  1. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2008
    Birnamwood, Wisconsin
    Well, I was asked this a week ago and I had to think. WOW, do I have seven ROOSTERS!?? YES, I do have seven and I didn't even realize it until I counted each one. They vary in ages but they are all just sweet as a button YET. My oldest one is about 6 months old and he is a bantam cochin. I then have a Serama boy who thinks he's BIG mixed in with my hen house crowd of 14 who all free range...have a huge cochin roo boy "Steele" who resides in that hen house action as well. The bug roo tolerates my Serama roo and all if fine so far. The serama is by FAR the dominant roo but can't get enough umph to jump up onto the big hens LOL Then I have my Mille Fleur D'uccle group with one roo to three hens. Then I have two silkie roo's (I think) for sure I have one Silkie roo. SO there you have it. I didn't even realize I had that many! How many do YOU have???
  2. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Crowing

    Mar 5, 2007
    well I'm not going to count the chicks that i know are roosters but i will count all at least 3 months and older. I have 1 houdan, 1 turken, 1 silver laced polish,1 d'anver, 1 bantam cochin, 1 welsummer, 3 sumatras, 5 rosecombs,1 MGBantam, 4 oldenglish, 3 bantam BLW, 4 delaware, 5 buckeyes, 2 dutch, 1 RIR, 1 phoenix,1 Arucana and i think that is it. forgot 2 mille fluers
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2008
  3. keljonma

    keljonma Songster

    Feb 12, 2007
    8A East Texas
    We have Sam, our 2+ year old Golden Campine roo.

    We also have 3 cockerels that are 8 weeks old: 1 Frizzle Cochin, 1 Cuckoo Marans, and 1 Cuckoo Marans-Cochin mix, but only they have tentative names right now.....
  4. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I had about 10 or 12 a few months ago but sold them to a breeder and a few small flock owners.
  5. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    9 Barred rocks
    1 BR x Andalusion
    1 Barred Cochin
    1 RIR
    1 BO

    So thats 13 confirmed, and I have 2 Ameracanas that are suspected.

    Anyone in the market for a good cockerel?
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    I have two, Zeus and Thor and I love em both to pieces! Even if Thor is so scared of me (as I am the alpha) that he knocks over everything and everyone in the coop the minute I walk thru the door, trying to get out of my way.
  7. Easter_pink_silkies

    Easter_pink_silkies Songster

    Mar 14, 2008
    Northern Virginia
    I just gave my two red pyle game roosters to a friend so...
    1 *Chiyoko*bearded silkie
    1 *Billy Bob*non bearded silkie
    1*captian kirk* black sumatra/white orp./Red BB game/ dominecker (dominique)
    = 3 Roo's
  8. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

    Jan 1, 2008
    1 black cochin banty
    1 black cochin banty cockeral
    1 blue cochin banty cockeral
    1 serama on a vacation right now(LOL) I needed a BREAK
    1 blue Orpington cockeral banty
    And not sure how many silkies and leghorns are gonna turn up males(at least 2 lt br leghorn cockerals)

    I am keeping the three cochin males and maybe one silkie and one leghorn and a serama (not too sure yet)

    So after I weed them out that will still be 6. Uffda!!!
  9. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2008
    Birnamwood, Wisconsin
    Ok wow now I don't feel so rooster heavy after seeing these posts! LOL We are all crazy! [​IMG] [​IMG]
  10. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    2 Black copper Marans
    2 Welsummer's
    3 Silkie's
    2 Serama's
    1 Ameraucana
    I think 10 is enough!

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