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Barred Rock hen or roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickcrazyNC, Aug 3, 2014.

  1. chickcrazyNC

    chickcrazyNC In the Brooder

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    Here's my 4.5 week old barred rock, any gender guesses?
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    That last one is when it was 2 weeks old.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Stiggy

    Stiggy Songster

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    I'm thinking girl on this one, though it is a bit early to know completely
     
  3. Basskids08

    Basskids08 Chick Logging

    I'm going with girl for now too!
     
  4. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊ 9 Years

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    It's pretty early to know for sure, but I'd also say you've got a hen because of her lack of redness on her comb and wattles
     
  5. chickcrazyNC

    chickcrazyNC In the Brooder

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    Thanks everybody! I've had her since 2 weeks and the breeder is 90% she's a hen, but I'm still nervous because she's my only BR and I really want one in my flock.
     
  6. Caheen

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    [​IMG] I think it's a girl. In this picture, at the back I have 2 barred rocks. The one behind is the roo, and the front is the hen. She's much darker than him
     
  7. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    Are her legs pinkish or yellow?
     
  8. chickcrazyNC

    chickcrazyNC In the Brooder

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    It's kind of hard to tell, they're just kind of flesh colored with black on the front. They have a slight hint of yellow but I wouldn't call them yellow. Here's a pic that shows her feet better.
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  9. chickcrazyNC

    chickcrazyNC In the Brooder

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    Yes, I can see that difference and the coloring on mine is more like your girl. Thanks!
     
  10. Caheen

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    You're welcome :)
     

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