Barred Rock-14 Weeks+ old- Pullet or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by walkerkm, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. walkerkm

    walkerkm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello- here is a photo of a pullet "hopefully" that I bought a few weeks ago...no crowing at all so far, but kinda looks like a roo to me...anyway to identify if this one is a pullet or roo?

    thanks!

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  2. snowburton8

    snowburton8 Out Of The Brooder

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    I would say pullet because roos have a lot more white!
     
  3. stubbornhill

    stubbornhill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a roo to me with those long tail feathers, but where the tail is drooping down, it's hard for me to tell! (rookie) I'm sure some experts will give their suggestions soon. Nice looking either way!
     
  4. chichick

    chichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i woul say roo, but it looks to dark though.
     
  5. Zaxby's2

    Zaxby's2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm also fairly new, but I vote rooster. The tail is too big and curved, and the comb is too big for that age. He's pretty though! [​IMG]
     
  6. M.sue

    M.sue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm agreeing with snowburton8....pullet. Roo's have more white/color. The tail is hard to judge because it's down., plus he should be crowing by now. Would like to know when you're 100% sure.[​IMG]
     
  7. gvilledh

    gvilledh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just took this picture today of a friends Barred Rock Hens and Rooster. They are about 3 years old. The Rooster definitely has more white on him and white in his tail.

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  8. walkerkm

    walkerkm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks all [​IMG] I guess we'll find out at somepoint- hopefully soon. I think she's 16-20 weeks old and not 14 like i was told.
     
  9. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my pullet, at about 9 weeks...

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    and my full grown roo.....see how lighter he is?
     
  10. walkerkm

    walkerkm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] they are beautiful!
     

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