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What's the difference?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ChickyPooh, Aug 6, 2008.

  1. ChickyPooh

    ChickyPooh Songster

    Jun 3, 2008
    South GA
    What is the difference between a cock, roo, and a stag? Are they just the same thing?

    I just have to brag on this too...........
    My roo and hen I thought were OEGB are Dutch bantams!!! I was so surprised!
    I know people on this message board are the only ones who can understand me getting all exited about this. [​IMG] [​IMG]
  2. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

    Jun 27, 2008
    West Central Ohio
    No difference really. Just different names you can call them. Like Mountain Lion and Puma (forgot the third name [​IMG]) are the same animal, just a different name.
  3. ChickyPooh

    ChickyPooh Songster

    Jun 3, 2008
    South GA
    Quote:its panther and thanks
  4. Akane

    Akane Crowing

    Jun 15, 2008
    Technically cockerel is a male under 1 year. Roo is an adult male. Stag can refer to a castrated animal but the correct term for a castrated male chicken would be capon.

    Same with females. Pullet is a young hen usually less than 1year.

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