Is my Easter Egger a roo?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Nalanzoe, Oct 12, 2015.

  1. Nalanzoe

    Nalanzoe Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm a first timer and have 5 chicks. This one is looking like a roo to me. It's 5.5 weeks old. It is much more aggressive than the other birds and is also the largest. Any opinions would be great![​IMG]
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Unfortunately, yes, that appears to be a young cockerel.
     
  3. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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    Looks like a cockerel to me too!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    YES he is.
     
  5. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    Are you able to keep a rooster in your area? Not everyone is nor wants to. Once you have 20 posts you can use the buy-sell-trade forum and find him a new home:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/67/buy-sell-trade

    Hope you are enjoying your flock, thanks for joining us!
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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  8. Nalanzoe

    Nalanzoe Out Of The Brooder

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    No, we cannot keep a rooster [​IMG] We have 4 pullets still. This one is my husbands, so we are glad it's not one of the kids'. My husband named it "Chick Norris", so it's not a surprise really! We want him to go to a home as a pet, not be someone's dinner.
     
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  9. Nalanzoe

    Nalanzoe Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is the same bird at 8 weeks old. It still has not crowed and my husband is in denial since this one is his, but could I get more opinions on if this is a roo?Thanks!
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  10. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    Looks like a handsome boy to me.
     

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