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8 week old Barred Rock Hen? Or Rooster?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by jwalker1981, Dec 28, 2015.

  1. jwalker1981

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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....:( 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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  3. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Can you post a picture of the one you suspect?
     
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  6. jwalker1981

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    Omg still trying to figure this site out....:)
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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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.
     
  8. RooDen

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    Its a cockerel given the red comb and barred coloring.
     
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