I have a weird looking rooster

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Roger98, Feb 5, 2019.

  1. Roger98

    Roger98 Chirping

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    He is a black tail Japanese mixed mutt, I call him Scruffy. I've read and heard that roosters aren't suppose to have colors like he does. And I've had doubts that he's actually even a real rooster at all. He crows, not as often as his brother and it doesnt sound like a normal crow.
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    This is his brother. A very normal looking rooster right? Seeing the two of them you can probably see why I have speculations. He looks just like his twin sisters, I want to know of anyone else has had roosters that display hen characteristics like this.
    (I've been wanting to make a thread about this for a while and I wasn't sure what forum it should go into. My apologies if it's not the right one)
     
  2. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Those are 2 handsome fellas! ❤️
     
  3. OhZark Biddies

    OhZark Biddies Crowing

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    Sometimes hens will crow, is it not more likely that he is a she?
     
  4. Roger98

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    He's never laid an egg, but he's also never shown interest in being around/protecting hens.. This is why I have so many confusions.
     
  5. RoostersAreAwesome

    RoostersAreAwesome Free Ranging

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    Was one of the parents hen-feathered? How old?
     
  6. imnukensc

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    Scruffy looks like a pullet/hen to me.
     
  7. Roger98

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    I only know the mother was a black tail Japanese bantam. I got him from my aunt who didn't know who the father was. He's about 8 months old or so.
     
  8. RoostersAreAwesome

    RoostersAreAwesome Free Ranging

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    The first is a pullet. Could you get a closer picture of the second one's saddle feathers?
     
  9. Roger98

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    These are the closest pictures I have of him at the moment.
     
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  10. FaithVondras987

    FaithVondras987 Chirping

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    It could be a hen who turned into a rooster, it’s a rare thing I looked up
     

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