10 week barred rock - am I going to crow or lay an egg?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by poppycock1974, May 13, 2016.

  1. poppycock1974

    poppycock1974 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So here's updated photos for the guessing game. Bought at a store with "pullets only" but the barring is a concern. Several people have posted hens with the same coloring and told me pullet but the tail feathers don't seem right. They have this thing on the end that seems like a sickle. I have to keep it for sure another week, maybe two but it would help to know. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    That's a pullet.
     
  3. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

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    your barred rocks more then likely gonna lay an egg. [​IMG]
     
  4. poppycock1974

    poppycock1974 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. Those silly tail feather things confused me even more when I noticed them last night.
     
  5. love laugh farm

    love laugh farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like my BR pullet that's 7 weeks! Mine's a bit darker but the comb, tail and legs say pullet! [​IMG]
     
  6. poppycock1974

    poppycock1974 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't know yours was that young! See those crazy stringy things hanging from the tail? That's why I'm worried that it could be sickle feathers starting. [​IMG]
     
  7. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Pullet.
     
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  8. love laugh farm

    love laugh farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is what made me think Rawr was a rooster, the curled saddle feathers! All the way until I accepted the fact that she was laying eggs too! haha!
     
  9. poppycock1974

    poppycock1974 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yeah, thought you're going to have to put your chicken in the Guinness book of world record for an egg layer before you found out that one was laying too. [​IMG]
     
  10. love laugh farm

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    I was so ready to make money off her!! [​IMG]
     

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