Barred rock crosses--think they are roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by daze333, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. daze333

    daze333 Songster

    Dec 26, 2008
    Port Angeles, WA
    Hi all,
    I have a couple of 3 wk old barred rock crosses. I am brooding them for my neighbor with one of my hens. They are starting to look like roos to me. She will not want to keep them if that is so. So the sooner we decipher it the sooner I can quit taking care of them. Any advice is welcome!




  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Yes, they are males. They are not the usual light color of a pure male BR because they have one copy of the barring gene.
  3. okiehen

    okiehen Songster

    Oct 25, 2007
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  4. Sassymygirl

    Sassymygirl Miss Equestrian

    Sep 16, 2008
    Carencro, Louisiana
    I'm %99.9 sure they are roos. [​IMG]
  5. kipper

    kipper Songster

    Likely all boys.
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging Staff Member Premium Member 9 Years

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    All boys.
  7. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Songster

    May 19, 2010
    Ringgold, GA
    No doubt about it, all are roos.

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