Salmon favs....Both roos? MAYBE NOT!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by The Sheriff, Dec 16, 2009.

  1. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    I am almost afraid to ask. But are they both roos?


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  2. Rosecomb-Ryan

    Rosecomb-Ryan East Indie Crazed

    Apr 12, 2008
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    looks like it to me sorry.
     
  3. birdlover

    birdlover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    Northern Va.
    Boo hoo! I agree.
     
  4. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Not necessarily...hold out for a couple of weeks, I had one that I thought for sure was a roo, because SHE started out with a few black wing tips. I think it is more likely the first one is a roo, but wait and see if one feathers out faster - my females feather out faster than the boys, also wait until they get a few more wing feathers. [​IMG]
     
  5. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    Bummer! Looks like I am going to be having a rooster sale at m house! These guys and the bantam cochins. I don't want to make it sound like I don't love the little roosters I will just be pushing it to get by with the two or three I will need for my breeders so I can't really have any in my "pet" flock. We have a half acre zoned for hobby farming with no exclusion for roosters but if there is a noise complaint, that is a whole different story. Somebody moved in two doors down this weekend with 2 silkie roos and those guys are crowing constantly so that will help take the heat off of me!

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  6. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:That gives me some hope. They are starting to look a bit different this week with one smaller and more reddish. Let's hope!
     
  7. BeardedLadyFarm

    BeardedLadyFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not saying the others are wrong, as I only had one Faverolles, but she started with black wings feathers. Her coloration was off, but she was definitely a girl. But she was from a hatchery, and was really loud and spastic, so I gave her away.

    I give you permission to live in denial until a few more feathers grow in. I think chest feathers were my determining factor.
     
  8. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Well, if that ain't a hope buster I don't know what is! [​IMG]

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  9. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Quote:Well, if that ain't a hope buster I don't know what is! [​IMG]

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    I definitely have a wide range of personalities with my favs too...from sweet, quiet and docile, all the way to one that bites me HARD if I even think about touching her...No, I don't hatch her eggs - She lives with my layer flock! She's a brat. [​IMG]
     
  10. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Penalty for piling on!!!!!!!! [​IMG]



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