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my young roo.. what is he?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mrjones, Sep 24, 2014.

  1. mrjones

    mrjones New Egg

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    Hiya. This roo was gifted to me and the wife since we have so many youngsters. I love his color and I haven't named him yet, tho his behavior leans towards "not so Mr nice guy." He always tries to get on the 7 week old ones and has removed neck feathers from a few. He tried to bully some hens but one showed him who's boss. I would like him to take over roo duties. He is easy to catch and doesn't mind too much being held. On the porch he will strut and it's funny watching him puff up before he makes his calls.

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    Last edited: Sep 24, 2014
  2. FoxholeFarm

    FoxholeFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seing the whole tail would help and a side view.

    His plumage is either crele or cuckoo no way to know without breed.
     
  3. mrjones

    mrjones New Egg

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    Thanks for the insight. When I get home this weekend I'll get some more shots of him.
     
  4. FoxholeFarm

    FoxholeFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Either way, he is very pretty!
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    He's a mixed breed rooster. I call them calcios, with this color. He had something barred (probably a Rock), and something red in the gene pool. Beautiful color!
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree.
     
  7. mrjones

    mrjones New Egg

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    Thanks for the input. I thought he was pretty also but didn't think he was quite like the other roos I've seen pictures of. You guys/ gals are awesome. :)
     

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