Roo or Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mispollitos, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. mispollitos

    mispollitos Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. heather112588

    heather112588 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    roos
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Those are all males. They look like black sexlink males, not pure BRs. I'm not sure which of that group you're referring to, though I don't see any girls on that picture.
     
  4. TamiHunter

    TamiHunter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They sure do look like roos to me!
     
  5. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

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  6. mispollitos

    mispollitos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was speaking of the one with the small comb front center & doesn't have any hackle feathers/those long stringy feathers around the neck:lol:
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  7. mispollitos

    mispollitos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    by the way...i'm going to have one of those roos for dinner tonight! Just waiting for my son to come home and do the honors of draining the blood from it's neck! lol I want a hen! not a cackle doodle doO!
     
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  8. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

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    all roos
     
  9. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I suppose if you want to be sure it's a roo, separate it from the main flock and see if it crows after a while. That's a very red comb for a hen and I'm pretty sure it is a roo, though I suppose if you're not seeing any saddle or hackle feathers you might have a chance... [​IMG] Tell me how "organic" chicken tastes! I only get store-bought roast ones every once in a while as I don't eat black silkie meat [​IMG]
     
  10. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

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    Quote:No that is a cockerel no doubt
     

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