Barred Gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lilybrat1206, Nov 3, 2015.

  1. lilybrat1206

    lilybrat1206 In the Brooder

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    Please chime and help me settle a debate on the gender of this 3-4 month old chick, first picture. It is a bit darker than my roo(2nd) and comb and waddles are a bit smaller but could be the age difference. Pictured with the older rock roo buddy(3rd).




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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It's a rooster. The darker color is because it's not pure bred. Looks like the momma was maybe a buff Orpington? Is that a possibility? Anyway, it's male, regardless of breed.
     
  3. lilybrat1206

    lilybrat1206 In the Brooder

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    Don't know the parents, got it from a poultry auction with a group of new Hampshire chicks and a few other BRs
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Donrae
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Cockerel.
     
  6. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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