Roos definitely?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by akh, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. akh

    akh Out Of The Brooder

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    My leghorns will be three months soon, 4 out of 9 have orangish red combs and wattles starting to show as well. I spotted two of them fly at each other and sort of bang the beaks together mid air, i guess they must roosters, right? They were also standing facing each other before flying!

    One of them has a hint of a comb, no wattle, i am guessing she is a, well, she!
     
  2. babyrnlc

    babyrnlc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls fly at each other when we let them out of the coop to free range, They play like crazy and then get down to scavaging. Do you have any pictures?
     
  3. akh

    akh Out Of The Brooder

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    they do? that's a relief! [​IMG] Don't have very recent pictures, its already dark here, will take some tomorrow!
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    They are testing their dominance. Both sexes do it.
     
  5. AUChick9202

    AUChick9202 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls even do that with my rooster....[​IMG]
     
  6. ChickyLove

    ChickyLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I noticed that mine were doing the same thing yesterday as well! Kind of jump/fly at one another and make a strange little noise, then do the chest puff/strut.
     
  7. akh

    akh Out Of The Brooder

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    Pictures! they are all from the same lot, nearly three months old..

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    Am quite sure the two in the first pic are roos and the one in second pic as well...
     

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