What are Roo type feathers?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MonkeyZero, Sep 19, 2007.

  1. MonkeyZero

    MonkeyZero Songster

    Sep 14, 2007
    Modesto Ca
    SO ya what are they and what do they look like? Also, how old do most roos start crowing? I want to know because on my posts, people say roo type feathers. I want to be educated about roos and pullets
  2. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

    Apr 16, 2007
    Evening Shade, AR
    Have you tried the Search feature?

  3. Rafter 7 Paint Horses

    Rafter 7 Paint Horses Songster

    Jan 13, 2007
    East Texas
    Here is a picture naming the parts of chickens.
    The rooster feathers we all talk about are the hackles (the pointed feathers around the neck) and the saddle feathers (The long pointed feathers behind the wings and before the base of the tail feathers).
    If I knew how to highlight this picture I could show you easier.
    Roosters start crowing at different times for each individual rooster. Some as soon as 6 weeks old, and others not until 18 - 20 weeks. When they start, they usually sound like they need to be oiled, very squeaky.


    Hope this helps you.

  4. MonkeyZero

    MonkeyZero Songster

    Sep 14, 2007
    Modesto Ca
    One of my chicks havebeen yelling SOOO loudly, just CHEEP CHEEP CHEEP! its cute but my mom hates it![​IMG]
  5. chickenman7

    chickenman7 Songster

    Sep 11, 2007
    some roos never crow they can't crow unless they can fully extend there neck. I had one that took about 1 year to learn:bun

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