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B. Rock roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bayerchicks, Dec 19, 2010.

  1. bayerchicks

    bayerchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    THis chick was sold to us with 4 other B. R and were all supposed to be pullets. Compared to all of the others, this one has double the size comb and she/he is only 1 week older. This chicken is about 8 or 9 weeks old. What do you think?

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    If you need a better pic, I can have my hubby hold her.
     
  2. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

    Jul 21, 2010
    yep
     
  3. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

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    looks like a boy, but i've had 'boy's' go back to girls. keep an eye on the feathers above the tail if they get pointy you have a boy for sure.
     
  4. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    by 8 or 9 weeks I would expect a bright red comb already. my barred hollands at 5 weeks I can already tell the boys from the girls, both by the comb and by the barring.
     
  5. bayerchicks

    bayerchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Does it matter that all of their barring is about the same color? I thought the males were more white?
     
  6. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

    Jul 21, 2010
    the males should be a lighter color than the females.
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  7. peacockfarmer1

    peacockfarmer1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    could be a rooster or a hen
     

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