Uh Oh Apolonia is now Apollo

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mama Hen Chris, Oct 4, 2010.

  1. Mama Hen Chris

    Mama Hen Chris Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 24, 2010
    Peoria, AZ
    We were hoping that our Apolonia was just a fast maturing hen. Our dreams have been crushed.
    We heard a pathetic noise coming from the backyard before the sun came up. It was our Apolonia. 9 weeks old and trying to let the world know it was morning.
    After posting pictures in August of the "girls" I was told we had a roo. There are no saddle feathers as of yet. Is that normal for a 9 week old roo?

    Poor Appy will have to find a new home. We are not allowed roosters in our community.

    I grabbed my camera and got these videos of the first try at crowing.

    Appy at 3 weeks

  2. undergroundchickens

    undergroundchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2010
    [​IMG] Sorry it turned out to be a roo. I know I will be facing the same thing with the chicks I hatched....I can't keep a roo either. Hope you can find him a good home.

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