I'm guessing this is a Roo...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MomofPeeps11, Nov 25, 2011.

  1. MomofPeeps11

    MomofPeeps11 Out Of The Brooder

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    I got 3 week old EE's back in July... one now looks like this... I'm guessing it's a Roo... I do have a crowing amoung my group of 5 chickens... I'm guessing this is the guy crowing...

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    This is what he looked like at 4 weeks or so...
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    Last edited: Nov 25, 2011
  2. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    It looks like a roo to me.
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    yes that is 110% roo.
     
  4. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x 2
     
  5. MomofPeeps11

    MomofPeeps11 Out Of The Brooder

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    Really?? How can you tell?? I checked out his legs.. not much of a spur... yet... I'm guessing... there are nubs there.
     
  6. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    at 4 weeks you can tell the little one in front is a roo by how red his comb was back then
     
  7. purelypoultry

    purelypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely a roo!
     
  8. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    the way his hackles have developed is the main give away they are slinder and pointed. at this age he should also have saddle feathers coming in
     
  9. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    those are some mega hackle feathers going on. that irridecent green tail is another giveaway.
     
  10. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i do not go by the irradecent green on any bird as i have hens that have that coloring all over.
     

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