Which Australope rooster should I keep?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Sugar Sand Farm, Nov 19, 2008.

  1. Sugar Sand Farm

    Sugar Sand Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2007
    North Florida
    I am trying to decide which is the better rooster to keep. Anyone have any opinions here are two shots of them

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    Freck and Frack 7 months old

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    head shots
     
  2. PeeperKeeper

    PeeperKeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

    They are both great looking roos. [​IMG] Do you have to get rid of one? I was in the same quandry with my RIR roos and chose the shorter stouter roo as I didn't think he'd be as rough on the smaller hens.
    In your case.... either one. They look like carbon copies of each other.
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Since they are both fine looking roosters, pick the one that has the temperment you find most appealing.
     
  4. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    Absolutely pick the one with the most friendly and easy going temperment. They are both very beautiful so I don't see anything else to consider besides temperment.
     
  5. Sugar Sand Farm

    Sugar Sand Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2007
    North Florida
    Thanks thats why I am only keeping one. He will replace the @#$%$#@ my grandson chose. Everytime I go into the run that so&so atacks me. These two are very docile so I am planning on getting rid of Lucky. I promised he (lucky) would not go in the pot but enough is enough Hopefully I can find him a good home. Here hes been a terror since he was very young. He used to bully the orps in the brooder. F & F I have to hand feed as Lucky won't let them eat out of the feeder. I am hoping this will keep them nice.
     
  6. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I prefer the look of Freck - in the corner.
     
  7. Sugar Sand Farm

    Sugar Sand Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2007
    North Florida
    MP thats the one my DH says he likes too Hes alittle bigger than Frack. I was wondering about his comb though it isnt as nice as Fracks.
     
  8. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    i like frack more, He seems more.. "posey?" :}
     
  9. Crazy_For_Chickens

    Crazy_For_Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,
    I would keep the one closer to the camera since they are both docile. I would pick him because I like his long top tail feather.
     
  10. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Freck looks more mature to me.
     

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