Am I a barred rock roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JulieNKC, May 31, 2011.

  1. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Crowing

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    We agreed to take this roo for a friend. Is he a barred rock, male bsl, or a mutt? Just curious. He's still pretty shy so haven't got a good pic. He's been dancing around, strutting, and showing off to the ladies already though. [​IMG] Just hope he is nicer than my last roo.
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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    He looks like a typical hatchery BR rooster to me. [​IMG] Have had a few of those come through here.
     
  3. JodyJo

    JodyJo Songster

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    YES
    Here is a pic of one of mine
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    Also, so you can compare, a pullet I have now.
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    see how her feathers are different? Darker?
     
  4. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Songster

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    He's a good looking boy but that comb is kind of funky looking. Any chance you could get a better pic of comb???
     
  5. mljohnson05

    mljohnson05 Songster

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    It is a ROO, pullets are darker in color and Roo are lighter...but yes, His comb looks funny....can you get a close up of it?
     
  6. Maximus

    Maximus Chirping

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    Its a Barred Rock I think.
     
  7. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Crowing

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    Quote:I will try to get a better pic of his comb tomorrow when he is calmed down. It is funny looking, kind of splits in two in the middle. [​IMG]
     
  8. WhetzelMomma

    WhetzelMomma Songster

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    A split comb would mean he's not "pure bred" BR. IDK if there is a pure bred BR style of chicken with the buttercup comb.
     
  9. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Crowing

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    I'm guessing he's a barred mutt. Fine with me, as long as he's a nice mutt. Here's a little better pic of his comb.
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  10. Roo on Harley

    Roo on Harley Chirping

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    Possibly be a Dominique with a rose comb?...looks more like a buttercup comb tho. Barred Muttercup
     
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