what brabanter roo should I keep?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by L&Schickens, Sep 9, 2008.

  1. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    I thought I had 5 hens just last week, but finally they are showing signs of being roosters. Non have combs or waddles. So of course there are 3 of them. Figures. I can't have 3 hens!!!
    I like roo 1 best, but I think it is because he is farthest along although they are all June 16th hatch. The number 2 roo has a nice top hat going on and the number 3 bird does nothing to impress me, but maybe you can see something I can't.
    Help me pick!

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  2. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Sure #2 is a roo?
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    If two is a roo, He's the one I'd keep.
     
  4. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    I only think he is a roo because of his pointy feathers. I could be wrong. They are not easy for me to tell. #1 is the only one I know for sure is a roo because I have seen him try to crow.[​IMG]
     
  5. Emzyyy

    Emzyyy Runs with Deer

    Jul 14, 2008
    Derby Kansas
    I think their all gorgeous. If I we're you I would keep all but I have different oppinons w/ roosters.
     
  6. Emzyyy

    Emzyyy Runs with Deer

    Jul 14, 2008
    Derby Kansas
    I wish you lived closer then I might take 1 or 2 off your hands LOL anyway purtty birds.
     
  7. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Looks like only one cockerel and the other two are pullets.
     
  8. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    I only need/want one, thank you. [​IMG] (One of this breed anyway)
     
  9. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    Quote:I hope you are right, but the 2 hens are definatly hen looking and these are wishy washy IMO. But what do I know? [​IMG]
     
  10. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Brabanters are so hard to tell. I had one of my "girls" start crowing yesterday.
    She is a he and at least 20 weeks old. "He" looks like roo #1.
     

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