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

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    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?

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  2. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

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    I think he might be right [​IMG]
     
  3. blefky

    blefky life in the yard

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    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.
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  4. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have to concur...sorry, a roo...a beautiful one though![​IMG]
     
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  5. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    eight weeks? wow. That's a roo for sure. very pretty tho!
     
  6. audrey02026

    audrey02026 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    Rooster for sure.
     
  8. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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