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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by nes, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. nes

    nes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay I'm taking roo/hen bets.
    We were told by the chickens guys at the auction that he may be a rooster but that no one was really sure.
    He's now fully taken on the roll of guarding and herding the chicks.

    He struts like a rooster and he's got the tail but he doesn't crow yet.

    So butchy hen or henly rooster?
     
  2. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    Roo

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  3. hmmcc123

    hmmcc123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roo! Hens are darker in color. : )
     
  4. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Young Cuckoo Marans roo. He's going to be a good rooster if he's protecting chicks already.
     
  5. nes

    nes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He's a barred rock, but YEAH! [​IMG]

    We wanted a Roo and this one looks like he's going to be a real sweet-heart (he's not keen on being caught but if you can grab him he LOVES the pets!).

    He may have a home with us for awhile if he stays this nice [​IMG].

    Thanks guys!!!
     
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  6. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Umm.. a barred rock would have a single comb. That looks like a comb that would be on a cuckoo maran.
     
  7. nes

    nes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh! I did notice it looked a little funny!

    They told us he was a barred rock at the auction... [​IMG]

    Lemme look into this!

    eta: I don't see it, the Maran combs look the same as the barred rocks to me.
     
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  8. nes

    nes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Another angle?

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    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a Dominique roo.
     
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  10. nes

    nes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well know you guys are just confusing me! [​IMG]

    His comb DOES look more like the dominique and he's very calm.
     

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