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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FatherRoo, Dec 13, 2013.

  1. FatherRoo

    FatherRoo Out Of The Brooder

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    Can anyone ID this bird? Is growing in talons like a rooster, yet refuses to crow, and is the only one old enough to lay eggs cause i've found broken egg shells in the nests too.
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    The photo isn't working for me.
     
  3. FatherRoo

    FatherRoo Out Of The Brooder

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  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Rooster for sure, based off of coloring (you won't see a female colored like that), comb size, and tail.
     
  5. FatherRoo

    FatherRoo Out Of The Brooder

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    What about species? And how come he's not crowing? His talons are almost completely grown in, and we haven't heard a squeak outta him.

    And I read that a hen can look like a rooster with an infection in the reproductive system or a hormonal imbalance. So could that be possible too?
     
  6. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    That is a Roo, far as what kind not sure it has a look of BB red old english. Why it is not crowing[​IMG]I wish my roosters didn't crow[​IMG]
     
  7. FatherRoo

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    I'm not sure why he's not crowing. He's really small too, he's as big as a six month old chick yet he's 2 years old, back talons growing in and tail feathers are just barely looking like a roo's. He's seriously got that ONE feathers thats just starting to curl. And ever since we got him as a chick from a friend, he never got any bigger.
     
  8. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    X2. Heis definatley a rooster no doubt about it. I don't know why he is not crowing, but I dont think anyone here is going to be able to explain why is not behaving as a rooster of his age normally would . there is a chicken behavior thread
     
  9. FatherRoo

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    And what about his size? Cause are girls aren't old enough to lay yet, and yet we're finding eggs in the nests.
     
  10. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    In the picture he looks like he is a bantam rooster. Your girls are probably LF.I can tell you right now your rooster isnt the one laying the eggs. Post some pictures of face shots of your pullets and we can probably tell you who is laying
     

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