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8 week old Barred Rock Hen? Or Rooster?

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Hey guys I've recently got into having a small backyard flock consisting of 6 chickens 5 of which I'm sure are hens, unsure about my Barred Rock....sad.png I live in an urban environment so a crowing rooster wouldn't be good, however I'd like to keep all of them if possible I was thinking if it is a rooster maybe trying a crowing collar and see if that works.....
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Hey guys I've recently got into having a small backyard flock consisting of 6 chickens 5 of which I'm sure are hens, unsure about my Barred Rock....sad.png I live in an urban environment so a crowing rooster wouldn't be good, however I'd like to keep all of them if possible I was thinking if it is a rooster maybe trying a crowing collar and see if that works.....
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Can you post a picture of the one you suspect?

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Can you post a picture of the one you suspect?
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Omg still trying to figure this site out....smile.png
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Given the size and redness of its comb and wattles at only 8 weeks and the lightness of its barring, you have a cockerel.

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Its a cockerel given the red comb and barred coloring.

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