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Would you keep him? Like I need another ROO!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by magikchick, Mar 22, 2009.

  1. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

    Apr 21, 2007
    SW Florida
    I got this cochin that I was hoping was a hen but the more I look at him the more I'm seeing a roo. Problem is I think he's pretty nice so give me you thoughts. Is he nice enought to hang on to.




    He is about 5 months old but hasn't crowed yet. My other roo have been chasing him around so I thought for sure I had a hen. By the way he is a standard.

    Last edited: Mar 22, 2009

  2. Chicks R Friends NOT Food

    Chicks R Friends NOT Food Songster

    Feb 15, 2009
    Chariho RI
    He is pretty. I definately see a roo. I would keep him unless they start fighting. They try to give him to someone local so you can still visit.
  3. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

    Jan 1, 2008
    He looks pretty nice to me> I would keep him.
  4. Thats a rooster.

    I dont know about cochins, but hes pretty nice.
  5. nhnanna

    nhnanna Songster

    Jul 18, 2008
    The chicken coop
    He is handsome, if you were closer I would take him [​IMG]
  6. sandyj

    sandyj Songster

    Dec 3, 2008
    St.Paul, Minnesota
    Very pretty bird. I love the pantaloons!!! [​IMG]

  7. peepsnbunnies

    peepsnbunnies Songster

    Mar 31, 2007
    Central Florida
    He is very handsome! I like the deep buff coloring (my favorite!) I would say keep him if he stays nice and sweet. Try him on a girl to see what he produces and compare them to what your current roo is throwing. I would love to have the space etc. to be able to do things that way!


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