I love roosters... Am I strange?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by bootsandbeaks, Mar 28, 2017.

  1. bootsandbeaks

    bootsandbeaks Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]I was closing up one of my coops tonight, when I stopped to look at my Black Copper Marans rooster. He was perched on the top roost in the center and directly over the chicken door. On one side a Golden Cuckoo Marans Pullet was nestled into his wing and on the other side was a Blue Copper Marans. I smiled, scratched his back and shut the door knowing that I was leaving the girls under his protection.

    It's a strange evolution for me. When I got my first chicks, I remember looking at them daily and thinking, "please, please, please be a pullet". It broke my heart a little every time one of these girls started to crow. Right now, I have a chick in my brooder that I gently scoop up each day, stare at that comb, and think, "please grow up to crow". Lol... When did THAT happen!!!! [​IMG]

    I love my girls, but the boys are just plain amazing. Granted, there are always a few frogs when you are looking for a prince, maybe it's that searching that makes the great ones so special. Any way, I thought I'd share a few pictures of some of my boys, just for fun. [​IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
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  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    A handsome fella, for sure!
     
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  4. N F C

    N F C just blowing in the wind Premium Member Project Manager

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    I don't think it's strange to appreciate roosters...looks like you have a couple of nice ones! Handsome guys and it sounds like they do their job well.
     
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  5. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    I love roosters too, but where I live, I can't have them. Very handsome! Enjoy them all. [​IMG]
     
  6. barred2rock

    barred2rock Chillin' With My Peeps

    I love their look, personality wise I can't say. I haven't been around chickens except for the three weeks I've had my chicks.
     
  7. 10 acre woods

    10 acre woods Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roosters add flash of the flock! I keep some Red Quill American Gamefowl and BBR Phoenix, just because I like the looks of the roosters.
     
  8. Woogerboogers

    Woogerboogers Just Hatched

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    I love roosters too! And can't wait until we can move and expand our flock.
     

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