Pretty sure I have a Roo....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kjpanda, Sep 1, 2014.

  1. kjpanda

    kjpanda Out Of The Brooder

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    I am pretty sure this is a roo, but looking for confirmation He/she is 4 months old, but sure doesn't act very roo-ish. He/she runs from everything. I am waiting to hear the crowing and then chicken soup it is.


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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Yep, it's a cockerel.
     
  3. kjpanda

    kjpanda Out Of The Brooder

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    I thought so, but it is so funny because he is afraid of his own shadow!
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    You have a cockerel. Some cockerels are brave, but I've had some that are terrified of other birds and other things!
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely a cockerel. Like Wyandottes7 said, some roosters are brave, and some are absolute cowards (I have one like that).
     
  6. Basskids08

    Basskids08 Chick Logging

    He looks like an Amaracana, is that what he is? If so maybe you can sell him unless you want to eat him and that's ok too! :)
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Cockerel. At 4 months he's still just a baby, so he'll grow up soon enough.
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X5 on cockerel. The good news is he appears to be a true Ameraucana rather than an Easter Egger, so you probably won't have any trouble re-homing him. :eek:)
     
  9. cackleberrycam

    cackleberrycam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a cockerel. :) Lovely bird!
     
  10. kjpanda

    kjpanda Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, he is a pure Ameraucana. The gal I got him from shows her birds and he wasn't "perfect" enough to show. I hope I can re-home rather than eat him. Thank you all for affirming what I feared. [​IMG]
     

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