Please help!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SDaisy79, Oct 3, 2015.

  1. SDaisy79

    SDaisy79 New Egg

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    Is my girl actually a rooster? Still unsure after researching.... What do you think?

    Thanks,

    Newbie




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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Sure looks like a rooster unfortunately.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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  5. room onthebroom

    room onthebroom Overrun With Chickens

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    Over the years, we've had 3 surprise roosters, but we can't keep those beautiful boys in our area. The feed stores are generally good about taking them back, but we could never bear the thought of doing that. My advice, if you cant keep him, is to search online to see who your local farmers are (organic, produce, fruit, CSA, egg, farmers market people, etc..) Print out a flyer with his picture on it & take it to the farms you like & ask if they would be willing to give him a home. Its a time consuming & heart wrenching thing for our family to go thru, but at least we know our boys have found good homes. I am so sorry & wish you good luck!
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  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Definitely a cockerel. :eek:(
     
  7. SDaisy79

    SDaisy79 New Egg

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    I have been in denial! No spurs and no crowing yet. They are only about 18 weeks, so I presume that will start shortly. :(
    He is my favorite.... Let's my son and I pick him up. This is my greeting when I go in the yard. He investigates what goodies I may be sharing, especially loves tomatoes. So, my Elsa is Elli lol
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    I just found this guy a home last week. This will be my second one out of my first 4 chicks to be a roo!

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    Thanks for the confirmation....

    Helen
     
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2015
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome, and I'm sorry we had to be the bearer of bad news. :eek:(
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cockerel.
     

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