Is this LB a roo?!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by davis2ks, Oct 31, 2016.

  1. davis2ks

    davis2ks New Egg

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    I have 3 Light brahma chickens. One is a hen (18mo) and two are just shy of 5 months. We've started noticing that one adolescent is different than the other! It has pointy neck feathers and it's tail feathers are starting to point down. It's also HUGE in comparison to the other younger LB. we've caught her fluffing up in defense against older hens who might pick but I got to looking at her today and really started making observations. I've only been keeping chickens for 18mo so I'm still learning. I wouldn't mind a roo!

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  2. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Defiantly a rooster.
     
  3. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Hi, welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    That is a cockerel as noted by the sickle and saddle feathers.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, that's a cockerel.
     
  6. davis2ks

    davis2ks New Egg

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    Yay! I'm actually excited about this! I was just doing research on adopting a rooster so this means that I won't need to worry about finding one. Do you have any tips on handling him?
     
  7. juliejohnson805

    juliejohnson805 Out Of The Brooder

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    What breed is this? I have one that is almost identical.
     
  8. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Light Brahma.

    Cockerel!
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  10. juliejohnson805

    juliejohnson805 Out Of The Brooder

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    So is this a LB?
     

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