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Yet another Roo...

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by secuono, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Virginia
    I was cleaning a bit this morning and heard my Bared Rock crowing outside. While I was walking down the hall to the chick room to look out the window to see if they are out in the snow, I heard a pitiful crow coming from the room. I thought it was the 7th Jap chick starting to crow, but as I opened the door, my sick-can't-walk 'hen' was standing up in 'crow position' and crowed out again! Ugh, another Rooster! That makes 8 Roosters in my flock!
    I'm already trying to free re-home my Silkie Roo and the juvie Jap Roo. I'm thinking that my two Sizzle chicks might end up Roos as well, that will make 10!
    I guess he is feeling better now that he is recovering in the house...
    So, I stand corrected, this is a Roo...
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  2. heather112588

    heather112588 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    certainly doesnt look like one! seriously, how old is he/she? i still think it could be a she because dominent hens can crow
     
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  3. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Virginia
    Well, he does have those pointy neck feathers. They were about 6weeks when I got them about...2months ago or so. If dominant means hes a total push over when it comes to the little chicks he is with.
     
  4. CathyM

    CathyM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My loudest hen is pretty dang loud - not "cocka doodle do" like I hear some roosters, but loud enough that I hear and come running (usually a cat is watching them from the other yard). I hope for your sake, "he's" a loud she.[​IMG]
     
  5. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    Mutt roo no doubt.
     
  6. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Virginia
    The comb is more Pea like. I will get a better picture tomorrow.
    [​IMG]

    Baby picture.
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  7. The Turken Lady

    The Turken Lady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:That is a roo,I'm pretty sure [​IMG] He's so cute though! Trust me,mine are so hard to identify before they first crow,your not alone. [​IMG]
     
  8. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Virginia
    He is very sweet and friendly, so he is staying. He has walking issues, so to top it, he may be a house Roo full time.
    The other 2, they have reasons they need to go. Silkie sometimes annoys other little hens. Jap is tortured by his father, so it's best for him to go to a home where he can be top Roo. He is pure Black Jap.
     
  9. axion_lotus

    axion_lotus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He does look like a sweetie. [​IMG]

    I hope the little roo I'm getting from the hatchery will be a sweet little boy, too. I've had way too many mean roosters in my lifetime, that's for sure! [​IMG] Here's hoping. [​IMG]
     
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  10. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Virginia
    He's got blue in his legs, it's all really confusing. Most of these new birds[pretty much all other than the Jap & Jap mixes] came from one lady. She was selling them with the feeling I got that they are all 'pure', but it was obvious I would have mutts more so than anything else. There were divided pens, but they could get over to others, some lived in the same one. Ah well.
    IDK, guess you get what you paid for...cheap=mutts. $$$=pure.
    I don't mind mixes hatched from my birds raising them, but I didn't want all my adults to already start as mutts. I'll get over it, lol.
     

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