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Rooster or Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by crittersitter, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. crittersitter

    crittersitter Songster

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  2. SilkieBantams

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    Sep 23, 2011
    Houston, TX
    A rooster
     
  3. KimM

    KimM In the Brooder

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    I don't really know the RIR breed but....we have a 20 week old Brahma that we just discovered today was a rooster. First time we heard him crow. It was quite a surprise. He would occasionally mount a hen before this, but I thought he was just trying to move up in the pecking order! He was also very aggressive as a chick.
     
  4. crittersitter

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    Oh Crap! I can't have a rooster. This picture is from 2 weeks ago. I was so surprised to see this behavior......especially since I haven't heard any crowing. I'm still hoping someone will put me at ease and tell me it's a horny hen.
     
  5. happyhens120

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    Yep... roo.
     
  6. shelleen

    shelleen In the Brooder

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    Congratulations...it's a ROOster! I know the feeling...I have a large flock & my son has been culling the roos. I thought we were about done, but after looking closely, I realized I still have 4 Purebred roo's and a couple of mutts (at least!). So much for buying pullets only!!
     
  7. crittersitter

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    Oh My! [​IMG] Anyone want a free rooster? [​IMG]
     

  8. KandiandJerry

    KandiandJerry Songster

    Sorry, but definately a rooster, and very handsome....
     
  9. crittersitter

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    Thank you! And he has such a sweet temperment. Re-homing ASAP!
     
  10. Zonoma

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    What kind of hen is the one in the middle? I have a barnyard cross that looks very much like her.
     

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