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Barred Rock, boy or girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Alaska, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. Alaska

    Alaska In the Brooder

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    This is one of our first chickens. The neighbor thought she heard crowing this week....

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    Corduroy by katycorgi, on Flickr
     

  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    That is a BR cockerel, sorry! Have had many of them over the years.
     
  3. Alaska

    Alaska In the Brooder

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    Dang. It's been a really nice bird. My 3 yo calls it "the chicken who smiles."
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Most of my BR males have been good boys. Barred Plymouth Rocks are my favorite breed and variety; I also have blue, black and splash Rocks.
     
  5. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Songster

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    Definitely a rooster, sorry. [​IMG]
     
  6. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Crowing Premium Member

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    He's all boy. [​IMG]
     
  7. Honeysucklefeathers

    Honeysucklefeathers Songster

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    Pretty boy.
     

  8. ll

    ll Songster

    Cockerel - sickle feathers starting in the tail, how old/young? ~ he found his voice.
     
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  9. Alaska

    Alaska In the Brooder

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    I seem to have lost track...somewhere between 4 and 5 months? I went to bed with this on my mind, and woke up with the sun...and the baby rooster crowing. Sounded like someone was worrying a turkey in my backyard. Dang.
     
  10. ll

    ll Songster

    aww, I know the feeling of waking up to that sound.

    good luck
     

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