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Roo that acts like a hen??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Roy Rooster, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. Roy Rooster

    Roy Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi [​IMG]

    Ok, this is my first time raising chickens.

    I have all BO's, I have 2 roos one that was
    ordered on purpose and one that was a surprise.

    The one that was ordered (Roy) acts like a roo, looks like
    a roo, and does roo things.

    I have another chick (Rockey) we think he is a roo, he has all
    the signs but acts like a hen. Strangle enough he is also
    one of the smaller chicks in the flock.

    Is is possible that he is a she or can roos act like hens?

    This being the case, for those who have experience with roos,
    will Rocky grow to be an aggressive roo seeing that he thinks he
    is a hen now.

    here is a pic of our roo in question. He?? is 5 wks old. [​IMG]

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    Thanks
     
  2. newham0614

    newham0614 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a roo. cute
     
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    The top picture looks like a roo but the bottom pic could be pullet.
    Here is a pic of some of my 6 week old chicks. The white ones are the pullets.
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  4. LizzieMac

    LizzieMac Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow I have a 3-4 wk BO - I thought was a hen, but after looking at yours I am wondering could this be a roo as well?

    It is so much bigger than the others, and it is the same age- I just thought it had to do with the breed.


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  5. Roy Rooster

    Roy Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The top picture looks like a roo but the bottom pic could be pullet.


    I know what you mean, I cannot decide if it is a roo or a pullet.
    The funny thing is, he or she is among the smallest of the flock.

    I have another roo (which) I intended to have that is the largest
    of the flock right now. So to have a roo that is the largest and a
    possible roo that is the smallest is making it hard to tell what
    exactly it is.
     
  6. LizzieMac

    LizzieMac Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Does your roo look like the chic in my pics? Do you think mine could be a roo?
     
  7. Roy Rooster

    Roy Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LizzieMac, I think that your chick is a pulllet, she looks like a lot of the
    pullets that I have. She is really cute!!!

    Here is a pic of one of my pullets, hopefully this will help you.

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  8. LizzieMac

    LizzieMac Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Oh that is great! They do look very much alike, thanks!
     

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