My new rooster- Speckled Sussex

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Buster, Apr 5, 2008.

  1. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    I took a drive today and traded a 50 pound bag of scratch for a pair of speckled sussex that are 11 months old. I have 4 speckled sussex hens already and wanted a rooster for them. He is a big boy! I had my pick of 9 roosters- they came from MMH last year, same as the birds I have already. I have them quarantined at the moment and am separating my SS hens tomorrow. They are both very tame and easily handled. The lady I got them from babied them. The taill feathers are a little ragged from being in a cage all winter. I am sure he will love his new digs once he is done with quarantine. Here are some pics:

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  2. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    He looks marbled! So pretty!!!!!
     
  3. Cheekon

    Cheekon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2008
    NY
    He sure is a good looking roo! [​IMG]
     
  4. pipermark

    pipermark Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2007
    Arkansas
    looks like you made a good swap
     
  5. Rte.66_chicks

    Rte.66_chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd sure trade a bag of scratch for them! Nice looking birds!
     
  6. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    You know I love the look of a speckled sussex! Are you trying to make me a jubilee orpington? [​IMG]
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Pretty boy, Buster. Glad you found one!
     
  8. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Very nice looking fellow. My first speckled Sussex are due to hatch later this week.
     
  9. Frizzledhen

    Frizzledhen Spear Gunnin' Coons

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    Looks like a red roo who played in white paint. Very pretty bird. Nice heritage breed.
     
    Last edited: Apr 7, 2008
  10. sweetshoplady

    sweetshoplady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2008
    Venice, Florida
    Very handsome boy!
     

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