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Barred rock hen or rooster

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Hi,
I picked this barred rock hen/cockerel up over the weekend and the guy I got it from says its defiantly a hen. What do you think?? Thanks for any feed back. Martin [IMG]
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Looks like a rooster.

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If you have any questions about Coccidiosis, Mites & Lice, Worms, Molting, Vent Gleet, Bumble Foot, Egg Binding, or Prolapsed Oviduct, feel free to ask me about it or pm me.
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That's what I thought too. He's a bit of an ugly thing at the minute!!
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Definitely roo. I've had a barred roo- that's exactly what he looked like at that age! Don't worry, he will be just beautiful!
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How old would you say he is?? He's a silent Bob too!!
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I'd say about 7 weeks or so.
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Rooster.

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That is a rooster, and a very good quality BR at that. Congrats. I'd take him in a heart beat!!

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Breeding: Silkies (BBS, White & Partridge), Heritage Plymouth Rocks (Silver Pencilled & Barred),Easter Eggers, Naked Necks, Buckeyes, and Mottled Houdans. 

 

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