Thing One and Thing Two are probably Roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DigitalEd, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. Candidate #1 is Roo

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  2. Candidate #2 is Roo

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  3. Candidate #1 is a Hen

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  4. Candidate #2 is a Hen

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  1. DigitalEd

    DigitalEd Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey all,
    I got a pair of Barred Rock birds at 25+ weeks old. No eggs but no crowing either (well, one does try to sound like a goose now and then). I do have another Barred Rock roster who does runs the whole flock.

    Judging by the saddle feathers they seem to be pointy.

    Roo candidate #1


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    Roo Candidate #2

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    Both sets of saddle feathers look pointy to me.

    What do y'all think?
     
  2. Lots A Cluckin

    Lots A Cluckin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the birds pictured are no doubt, 100%, roosters
     
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  3. TurtlePowerTrav

    TurtlePowerTrav T.K.'s Farm

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    If you have another dominant roo these two cockerels won't likely crow until they challenge him. But both are cockerels.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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  6. AVintageLife

    AVintageLife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my babies, formerly known as Elaine/now known as "E" looks exactly the same. He is a quiet, gentle guy (which I've heard is true of Barred Rock Roosters?) so we'll keep him around. I was very sad when I first saw the saddle feathers; he would be a beautiful hen.
     
  7. Cock-a-doodle-roo! [​IMG]
     
  8. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    both are cockerels
     

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