Light Brahma Roo - SACRAMENTO- to good home...

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  1. glowworm

    glowworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So one of my pet chickens is a Roo, of course my favorite. I live in the city so I can't have a rooster crowing...

    He just turned 11 weeks old, and is soooo sweet. I couldn't even tell he was a rooster by behavior, but when I posted pics here everyone said he was a Roo...and I think they are right. Hasn't crowed yet. I have held my chicks since day 1 so they are tame and friendly.

    He is free to a good home...I would like to find him somewhere where he can grow up, and give him the chance to keep being a nice Rooster (if he turns nasty I totally understand measures to take care of it....)

    Here is a pics of him exactly a week ago:


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  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    I still think it's a pullet....I see no saddle feathers, rooster tail starting and no male neck feathers....
     
  3. Javamama

    Javamama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also would go with pullet. I'd wait for awhile. Mine is 12 weeks and has a bigger wattles and comb. And see the tail feathers, how they are pointy?
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  4. SundownWaterfowl

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    I would wait awhile also. While the comb is big, the chickens body is shaped like a pullets.
     
  5. glowworm

    glowworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really wish it were a hen... I wasn't entirely sure what my chicken was for awhile...

    BUT about two days ago I noticed what I think are saddle feathers. There's no way a hen would get these, right? His main long tail feathers aren't pointy yet. I ran out and took a picture today

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    So I believe he's still available. If I don't find him a home here after a couple weeks (or before he crows), I will have to try freecycle and craigslist but I don't want him to the wrong type of person.
     
  6. Javamama

    Javamama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Brahma's are just very difficult to tell - that's just what I've learned. How do it's legs seem in comparison to the others you have? Mine has very thick legs. And his body is just much stockier. But looking at yours, I still think it is more pullet looking. I don't know about the saddle feathers - mine seem to be losing and growing out new feathers on a weekly basis. I know all chickens are different, but just for comparison - mine just seems like a roo - he struts around like Chickzilla - chest out, long stride. But he's still very calm and usually quiet.
    I'm sorry that I'm probably not too much help [​IMG] I'm sure someone who has one with developed saddle feathers could look tell you more about that.
    I have done the same analysis with mine over and over again too. [​IMG]
     
  7. glowworm

    glowworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Vicki,

    are yours bantams? The body shape seems different...
     
  8. Javamama

    Javamama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not bantams, just a weird pic. He was in the midst of puffing out his feathers. Here's another - he's realllly broad and still feathering out. Sorry about the weird angle on this one.

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  9. glowworm

    glowworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He was in the midst of puffing out his feathers

    [​IMG] that makes sense. He looks like a "normal" chicken in your newer photo.​
     

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