We have another rooster. You may recall I had my suspicions back in October. I called the Urban Farm Store, where I purchased my chicks and Robert, the owner, assured me it was too hard to tell at this age. I also went back to look at "her" sisters and they all appeared to look the same. Very upright, pronounced comb already at only a few weeks old.
But this last weekend, The Hubs and I heard a distinctive non-hen sound coming from the backyard. I went out to investigate but did not witness the sound being made again.
But, this morning. This morning, there is no denying. I heard a full "cock a doodle doo". I looked out the window and I watched
|Coco the Cockerel looming over his flock|
|Coco looking rather un-rooster like. His wings cover the haunch |
feathers that are starting to turn down
|Coco standing alert and upright, I do not see any sign of spurs yet.|