My New Roo

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by crawfordmama, Nov 4, 2010.

  1. crawfordmama

    crawfordmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found him posted on Craigslist on Sunday. The post stated that he was on his way to being butchered if someone didn't come get him soon. I picked him up the next day! The girl told me his father is Ameraucana and mother is either a Leghorn or Cochin. Both of these hens jumped the fence! Given that his legs are bare, I'm guessing Leghorn. He's approximately 4 1/2 months old. No crowing yet, but I think he likes his new home, despite being in quarantine. I named him Lincoln, and I'm absolutely smitten with him! He was never really handled before, but he's been very gentle and tolerant of me when I touch him. He is so sweet! It must be the breed, because so far I've found EEs to have the best temperament. Thanks for letting me share!


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  2. peep this

    peep this Out Of The Brooder

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    What a handsome guy! My ee girls would like to hang out with him I'm sure!
     
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    He does have a gentle demeanor.
     
  4. Kat's Silly Chickens

    Kat's Silly Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Even if he's a mix breed he is beautiful.
     
  5. love_a_duck

    love_a_duck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so glad he found a good home,
    and he looks so nice!
    Look at the legs on him!
    Sturdy boy.
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  6. crawfordmama

    crawfordmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you everyone for the kind words! He's very rugged - nothing like my little piggy pullets! He must have a far different amount of body fat, because I caught him shivering in the rain today. I took him in and gave him some extra attention and warmed him up. He better get used to nasty weather - it gets cold here in NH!
     
  7. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    What a cutie, I can't believe that somebody was going to butcher that adorable dude! [​IMG]

    p.s. Can I borrow him for a month or so to go with my Blue EE - [​IMG]
     
  8. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you're right is saying he is the leghorn rather than cochin...

    He's gorgous!
     
  9. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Oh, he's a HANDSOME roo! Thank YOU for sharing!
     

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