is crowing, or is it really a roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sherymaree, Oct 26, 2014.

  1. sherymaree

    sherymaree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a beautiful red sex link that I thought was a hen but now she is crowing. Am I wrong? Here is her most recent pic. She is around 4 months old. [​IMG]
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry, but that is not a Red Sex-Link, and is not a hen. He looks like an Oriental breed cross, probably with Shamo, Malay, or Aseel.

    Very handsome bird!
     
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  3. sherymaree

    sherymaree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. I put some pictures on here that weren't very good when he was younger. People thought he was a red sex link pullet. Now I have the problem of what to do. I am not allowed to have a roo where I live. I need to find him a good home.[​IMG]
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm sorry, but that is definitely a rooster. He looks like some sort of gamebird/oriental breed, not a Red Sex-link.

    I hope you can find him a good home.
     
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  5. torilovessmiles

    torilovessmiles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it's due to the noise, you can try a no-crow collar. Some people have had a lot of success quieting their roosters with them.

    If it works you may be able to keep him :)
     
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  6. sherymaree

    sherymaree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for responding. I think I will keep him as long as possible. If there are no complaints I should be able to keep him. I only have him and a EE. I don't want to leave my EE without her partner. They stay very close to each other.
     
  7. sherymaree

    sherymaree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the info. on the collar. If I get complaints I will try that. It sure does sound funny!
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree on this, which makes rehoming him a mixed blessing.

    On the one hand, in certain circles, you could probably easily get rid of him and get a decent price. Problem solved for you.

    On the other hand, in those certain circles, he'll be used for illegal purposes we don't talk about here on byc.
     
  9. Mountain Peeps

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