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*new pics* Hand-raised silver-laced bantam cochin roo - Boston, MA

Discussion in 'Chickens 8 Weeks & Older' started by Gypsylion, Mar 9, 2012.

  1. Gypsylion

    Gypsylion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi there!

    I need to rehome my adorable 5-mo-old silver-laced bantam cochin roo. His name is Roquefort, "Rocky" for short, and he was hatched on October 1st from eggs I ordered from LuckyPickens (if you haven't seen her amazing birds, check them out here, and the review thread here!).

    He is absolutely gorgeous, and will make an excellent addition to your bantam cochin breeding program. Since he hatched too late to go outside, was hand-raised by me in my bedroom, so he is VERY tame!

    He's a little character: here is a vid of him crowing as a tiny baby - he started at *exactly* 1 month and 1 day old... precocious little man. Thankfully he is very respectful and would, amazingly, wait until I was awake before he started crowing every morning! Here's another vid that shows an excellent example of his personality as a baby - he's SUCH a goofball! :D

    Please reply here or by PM if you are interested, and we'll coordinate getting him to you ASAP! (Local pickup or dropoff only, thanks!)

    Thanks for reading,
    ~Gypsylion~

    Attached are the most recent pictures I have of him, taken on 15 March 2012 (the earlier ones were in Jan and Feb).

    King Roquefort
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    Food? (Also a good one to see his awesome foot feathering!)
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    For an idea of his size at 5.5 months: the large ones behind and in front of him are my 2 yr old easter eggers, the little ones next to him are his siblings, and my two full-grown silkies are on the left side of the pic.
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    My little baby. (He fell asleep about 30 secs after I took this picture!)
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    Last edited: Mar 23, 2012
  2. Mr. Ree

    Mr. Ree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I were closer id love to have him.


    ~Casey
     
  3. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    I have a hen and no roo. Not that I want a roo as I use my girl in with my Frizzles.
    Just wanted to say he looks precious!
     
  4. Gypsylion

    Gypsylion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha! Thanks! :D

     
  5. fancychickenlover

    fancychickenlover Out Of The Brooder

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    Omgosh... he is so adorable [​IMG] I don't know if my mom would be willing to drive me all the way to Boston from Coventry Rhode Island! [​IMG] I will consult with her! I've been looking for a silver laced rooster for my three silver laced hens and he would look so cute with them [​IMG] Shirley, lavern, and

    Lacie are there names I have pictures of them on my profile if you want to see them! He sounds fabulous I just wish you where a little closer but maybe we

    can work something out! [​IMG]
     
  6. Gypsylion

    Gypsylion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi there! Thanks! I just had someone else contact me about him as well, but if that doesn't work out I will certainly let you know. :)
     
  7. Warrprincess688

    Warrprincess688 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hes a beautiful boy! I had 2 silver laced roos from lucky pickens as well that I gave to a customer as chicks. Looked JUST like him! If you can't find a home, i'm in Danvers, MA
     
  8. Gypsylion

    Gypsylion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww... cute! I've had a few inquiries today, so I will definitely let you know if those don't work out - thanks, neighbor! :)
     
  9. TinyBirds

    TinyBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh gosh - how cute! I have a nice hen from her eggs, but the rooster I got doesn't have the lacing. I wish we could get Rocky - how cute/sweet he is!
     
  10. TinyBirds

    TinyBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you find a home for him? Just curious for an update!
     

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