Say it isn't so...Is Lydia a Larry? Ohhhhh no, is this a rooooo? :-( Please say it's a hen!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cynthechick, Sep 26, 2015.

  1. cynthechick

    cynthechick Out Of The Brooder

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    No crowing yet but just this week started looking at this one and thinking, oh no, is that a roo? I can't keep if is. So intensely bonded to sibling they will have to go together. I raised them since 1 day old and they got really sick with cocci and almost died. I saved them and now might be a roo?! Boo. Boooooo. If is roo, am going to wait and see if the crow is doable. Oh no, just looking at these pictures, is it a roo? Ugh. I love these two birds. Oh my gosh if this is roo, this is going to be so sad.

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    Lydia is Larry, isn't she? :-(
     
  2. PerfectPlumage

    PerfectPlumage Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sorry, but that's a roo.
     
  3. Serenity06

    Serenity06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm afraid Lydia is definitely Larry. :(
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Lydia is definitely a Larry, sorry.

    And, I'm pretty sure the other bird is a rooster also. How old is it?
     
  5. cynthechick

    cynthechick Out Of The Brooder

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    Noooooooooooooooo. I am devastated.

    Thanks though for confirming.
     
  6. cynthechick

    cynthechick Out Of The Brooder

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    I am not sure. I think the other bird is a hen...she looks a lot different from Larry. :( just writing Larry is so sad.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  8. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    I agree with Donrea.

    Post another picture of the other chicken in profile in good light, so we can be sure.

    But, I really am afraid you have Lydia and Linda......
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    They look different because they're different breeds. If they're the same age, I'm pretty sure they're both cockerels. How old is the other bird?
     
  10. cynthechick

    cynthechick Out Of The Brooder

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    I will try to get a picture of her tomorrow. She is the same age as Larry. She seems like a girl; her neck feathers are more rounded.
     

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