Which roosters to keep?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by vicki2x2, Jul 31, 2008.

  1. vicki2x2

    vicki2x2 Super Chick

    Feb 9, 2008
    Central Michigan
    I have 2 Welsummer cockerals to choose from and 2 BLRW cockerals to choose from. Please give me your opinions on them. The Welsummers are 20 weeks old and the BLRW are 18 weeks old.

    Welsummer #1

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    Welsummer #2

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    BLRW #1

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    BLRW#2

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    I would love to keep them all, but just can't.
     
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  2. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    On the second picture of the welsummer, are there feather stubs on his shanks?

    Good looking group of roos you have there.
     
  3. vicki2x2

    vicki2x2 Super Chick

    Feb 9, 2008
    Central Michigan
    Quote:Yup, which is weird. That is one of the reasons I like the first roo better, that and he is bigger and broader thru the chest.
     
  4. Jenlyn9483

    Jenlyn9483 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, FL
    I like welsummer number two because he has more red color on his back

    And BLRW # 1 because he is more colorful too
     
  5. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    #1 & #1. You can keep one of each breed, right? I especially love BLRW #1 [​IMG]
     
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  6. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    1 & 1!
     
  7. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    Quote:Yup, which is weird. That is one of the reasons I like the first roo better, that and he is bigger and broader thru the chest.

    I would keep the first one then.......those leg stubs sure like to poke there nasty heads up in a breeding program. [​IMG]
     
  8. vicki2x2

    vicki2x2 Super Chick

    Feb 9, 2008
    Central Michigan
    Quote:Yes, that is my intention, one of each breed. I will confess, #1 is my favorite in both groups, hence the 1 status. I also have another darker BLRW rooster and a SLW roo. Want to see? [​IMG]

    This is Victor, not a great pic due to lighting, but he is gorgeous. He is a year old. I bought him from Opa!

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    This is Virgil, he is 20 weeks old and along with the Welsummers, came from Meyer Hatchery.

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    I love my roo's! I also have a serema rooster but need to get a good pic of him.
     
  9. tororider

    tororider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are all handsome. What are you going to do with the ones you get rid of, I don't think I am too far away from you.
     
  10. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    LOL Me neither [​IMG]
     

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