Is this a roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by fairfeatherfriend, Sep 25, 2014.

  1. fairfeatherfriend

    fairfeatherfriend Chirping

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    We got six new pullets last June, including this Americauna. S/he is rather shy, but bigger now than the others, and has longer, yellower legs. I'm still not good at determining if this is a roo. Can anyone tell?

    Thanks!
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    He is a cockerel.
     
  3. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Songster

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    Yep, I agree with this. You got yourself a handsome rooster.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    X3 on cockerel. Sorry. :eek:(
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Yep, it's cockerel. See those orange feathers hanging down in front of the tail? And on the neck, plus the red patches on the wings? Those are all signs of a male.
     
  6. fairfeatherfriend

    fairfeatherfriend Chirping

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    Thanks, everyone. I hate to be partial because he is beautiful - but we have no use for a rooster. So far he has not crowed. And he runs from most of the hens! So far... no roo behaviors, but no doubt they'll be coming.
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    He's a very cool looking Easter Egger rooster (as opposed to Ameraucana). Too bad you can't keep him. He sure is handsome.
     

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