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These are boys, right?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sara, Jan 4, 2008.

  1. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    These are cockerels right? I have never heard them crow. For some reason they just don't seem as mature as they should be. I'm afraid they didn't get enough TLC while I was in the hospital...

    Here is one
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    And the other more cooperative one
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  2. ae50mag

    ae50mag Songster

    THE TWO LOOK LIKE YOUNG ROO'S

    FRANK
     
  3. herechickchick

    herechickchick Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    They look like big girls to me but that depends on how old they are. I could be wrong.
     
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Hackles make them look rooish to me.
     
  5. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us 10 Years

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    they have saddle feathers.
    They are roos
     
  6. hiddenmagnolia

    hiddenmagnolia Songster

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    Looks like a couple of young cockerel. Give them time they will crow when ready.
     
  7. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing Premium Member

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    Yup, both are boys. Sorry sara. [​IMG]

    Jody
     
  8. Bawkadoodledoo

    Bawkadoodledoo Songster

    Jan 4, 2008
    Central MA
    the fact that he's towering over the others in the 2nd pic confirms that hes a roo, just look at the pullet afraid of him!
     
  9. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    Quote:She's not afraid, she is drinking! They are in the opening to the spring house!

    Ok, I was sure they were boys, but like I said they haven't crowed, so I wanted to make sure i wasn't a dummy.. [​IMG]
     
  10. Bawkadoodledoo

    Bawkadoodledoo Songster

    Jan 4, 2008
    Central MA
    Quote:She's not afraid, she is drinking! They are in the opening to the spring house!

    Ok, I was sure they were boys, but like I said they haven't crowed, so I wanted to make sure i wasn't a dummy.. [​IMG]

    She's like: "Whoa! H-hello sir..."
     

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