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Husband said he heard crowing

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by audrey02026, May 21, 2011.

  1. audrey02026

    audrey02026 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2011
    Dedham, Ma
    OK So My husband said that this bird was crowing....but he has been known to play games with me. This is my favorite of my 8 birds. Can anyone tell me is it a he or a she? Also he/she is only about 2 months old...do they crow that early?


  2. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    I think he might be right [​IMG]
  3. blefky

    blefky life in the yard

    Mar 18, 2010
    stamford, ct
    I'm afraid I agree with KLF73, those legs are pretty thick looking, and that is one really red face for 8 weeks. Oh, and yes, sometimes they do start crowing that early, sometimes even earlier. I have one right now that started about that age.
    ETA: [​IMG]
    Last edited: May 21, 2011
  4. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 27, 2010
    I have to concur...sorry, a roo...a beautiful one though![​IMG]
    Last edited: May 21, 2011
  5. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

    Mar 22, 2010
    Saratoga County, NY
    eight weeks? wow. That's a roo for sure. very pretty tho!
  6. audrey02026

    audrey02026 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2011
    Dedham, Ma
    Yeah I think I've known it for awhile but was in denial. I'm not allowed to keep roosters without a permit and I am also not allowed to have more than 4 hens. I didn't realize this and have 8 all together so i'm afraid to try and get the permit as I will probably have to get rid of some of my hens....I just dont know what to do.
  7. heronz

    heronz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2009
    Rooster for sure.
  8. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Perhaps sell him in a trio - your rooster and two of your hens (or three hens for a quad). You are more likely to find someone who wants him for a flock if you sell a trio (or quad) instead of just a rooster.

    He would be gone, and you would be legal.

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