So i've got a thing for roosters.... lol (Pic Heavy)

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by BellLisamo, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    I have NO idea where to post this. Anywho, i LOVE LOVE LOVE roosters, i love when they crow and i love how they protect their gals. I dont care too much for hens really, i love the roosters long saddle and tail feathers. I hug all of the roosters i can. [​IMG]

    I currently have 8 roosters

    #1 is a pet silkie

    #2 is a giant barred cochin


    #3 is giant buff orpington

    #4 is a white frizzle

    #5 & 6 are a golden neck d-uccle and a buff columbian d-uccle

    #7 is a SL polish roo

    #8 EE mix

    I had 3 others, but sadly the dog ate them!!! agh!

    i do still have a ton of cockerals, most i wont be keeping.

    eventually id like to be a "rooster rescue/sanctuary)

    and will take any rooster from you.

    soon i will be getting a Black Cooper Rooster from a friend.
  2. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

    Aug 5, 2008
    Wow you have a lot of fancy boys there. Very handsome!!
  3. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    Quote:thank you =O)

    I love them all, but my polish roo can be a butthead sometimes. Hes still pretty though lol
  4. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

    Aug 5, 2008
    At least he has that going for him!! We are down to one roo now but our eggs are starting to hatch, maybe we will get a few. I think one of our Japanses bantams is a roo or at least I hope so.
    I also think that a sanctuary is a good idea, you're braver than I am. It would be nice for them though, so many people just don't want them or even know what to do with them besides make them dinner.
  5. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    Quote:Yeah thats true! My buff orp was going to be dinner to another family. Nope i got him first. All my roos have been free except the silkie he was $5. =o)

    I would never eat my roosters. Unless... the government goes to heck (worse than it is now) and i run out of food from barrackading (sp?) myself in the house. LOL

    But seriously my roosters are pets and i love them.
  6. ZooMummzy

    ZooMummzy Queen of the Zoo

    Mar 31, 2008
    Philomath, Oregon
    <~~~~~~~ extremely jealous, again!

    I can't have roosters and I want one so badly! [​IMG] Very handsome boys, thanks for sharing!
  7. OldMORoo

    OldMORoo Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 13, 2009
    S. W. MO
    WOW. [​IMG] Those are some good looking guys. Not into fancy chickens but love your EE'er and Cochin. [​IMG] Great pics. [​IMG]
  8. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Those are some very handsome fellas you've got [​IMG]
  9. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    oh, trust me you are NOT the only one! i LOVE COCKERELS! i really wish i could get some more boys and i definitely WILL when we order more chickens. your EE mix and your fleur d'uccle are my favorites! you have some pretty boys there! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    i really want to get at least one of each of these(roos or course)

    silver Onagadori (seriously, do a google image search. THOSE TAILS! that's a roo after my heart!)
    Saipan jungle fowl (to protect my girls and because they're handsome
    EE (just because...)
    Japanese black-tailed white bantam (they're cute)
    silver polish (also just because)
    white Yokohama (a more common long-tailed breed similar to phoenix)
    white leghorn (beautiful! and to breed with my brown leghorns to see what hatches)
    barred rock bantam (my mom hates large barred rocks, but i love the feathers)
    Cuckoo maran (for my cuckoo maran ladies [​IMG] )
    Black sumatra (they're beautiful!)
    Ayam Cemani (black skin, bones, meat, blood and organs. they don't even exist in the US but it is my dream)

  10. Chickenmaven

    Chickenmaven Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2009
    Handsome birds.
    I have 3 roos, now. Down from 6! All the fighting was too much. Do yours fight? Are they in different pens?

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