Which Roo should i keep? Or is one a hen? pictures added

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by peruvian_princess, May 5, 2008.

  1. Ok I am trying to decide which roo to keep. I am pretty sure they are both roos just need to decide which to hang on to. They actually look just liek my RIR hens looked at this age. One was making a noise every morning but has yet to fully crow. [​IMG]
    Last edited: May 5, 2008
  2. I forgot to add I dont know their exact age but i think they are about 3-4 months old. Hope this helps.
  3. ANy takers on this post?? If you need more pictures let me know.
  4. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

    May 24, 2007
    I'd keep the black and white one.[​IMG]

    Sorry - I have no idea. I'd go with the better personality.
  5. Ok ya'll I am confused to say the least. One of my neighbors came over today and said they both look like hens? What is going on with that. I told him that one of them had tried to crow but said that sometimes they make noises like that. I dont think he knows what he is talking about. What do ya'll think?
  6. hcammack

    hcammack Crowing

    Oct 5, 2007
    I can't see weather they have saddle feathers or not if they do they are roosters if not they are probably hens.
  7. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Crowing

    Mar 25, 2008
    Just by looking at the pictures it would be hard for any one person to tell you which to keep. They are both gorgeous birds! You are ultimately going to be the one who has to make this decision. I would go by which one has the best personality. I had 8 RIR roos and only kept one. I picked the one who came to me and didn't pick on the hens.

    Good luck with the decision! [​IMG]
  8. This sounds like I am a dummy but what is a saddle feather? Are tehy the feathers that hang down the back side of the roo? On my RIR he has long feathers on his backside is that what they are? Here are some more pictures [​IMG]
    Last edited: May 5, 2008
  9. I added more pictures maybe this will help.
  10. One of them has more black wash on her legs would that mean he is a she?

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