Barred Rock - Hen or Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by RRLaney, Jun 11, 2017.

  1. RRLaney

    RRLaney Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A friend of mine had a chicken wander into his yard. He wanted to know if it was male or female. My first thought was female because I thought barred rock roosters were more white, but I really am not sure. This is the only picture I have.
    Hopefully one of you experts can help me out! Thanks :)
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  2. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Looks a little bit rooish to me, but could very well be female
     
  3. RoostersAreAwesome

    RoostersAreAwesome Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pullet. This is my barred Cochin cockerel:
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  4. Hope Hughes

    Hope Hughes Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks like a girly to me. My barred's already had very red combs when they were very young these are them when they where just getting their feathers in. But with that said I could also be wrong 122.jpg
    Roos typically get very red combs very early in the game on some breeds.
     
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  5. RRLaney

    RRLaney Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww cool! Yeah I wish I knew how old this one was. I have two barred rock hens that I raised from 3 days old and I thought this one looked like they did, but I'm definitely no expert.
     
  6. judevie

    judevie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That looks like a pullet to me. I have 2 barred rock hens and they looked exactly like that one...
     
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  7. Flufferes

    Flufferes Poke

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    I haven't seen you in a while! How have you been? :D
    Looks like a pullet to me.
     
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  8. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    I think boy.
     
  9. RRLaney

    RRLaney Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey there. Been busy with work, and still trying to spoil the chickens in my free time! Hope you've been well.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think pullet
     

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