Roger is Becoming a Rooster

Roger’s new green tail feathers

Roger is sprouting pretty green tail feathers and has begun to crow.

Roger has learned to crow.

His crow is a little crackly, but getting stronger by the day. He’s 20-22 weeks old now, has grown a lot and is nearly the size of the plump Garys (the fully grown Barred Rock laying hens). He’s a pretty nice rooster, not too aggressive with the young Australorp and Rhode Island Red pullets and, so far, still intimidated by the fully grown, daring and adventurous Garys.

Published by joesmithreally

Slipped away from increasingly stressful, disordered, random, and violent urban life after 4 decades to live in peace and attempt to steward a small farm that eventually helps pay the bills.

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