What's the difference?

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

  1. ChickyPooh

    ChickyPooh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:its panther and thanks
     
  4. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    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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