Barred rock hen or rooster

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MartMc, Jan 2, 2013.

  1. MartMc

    MartMc Out Of The Brooder

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    I thought he looked a bit goofy but he looks a good Barred rock!?!?
     
  2. mshuntjump

    mshuntjump Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. He will be a nice one.
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    cockerel
     
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    wait till he fills out
     
  5. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    His barring is impressive. Most BR's aren't that neatly barred. He is from good lines.
     
  6. MartMc

    MartMc Out Of The Brooder

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    I've just been back to the farmer I got him from and he's given me a young Barred rock hen so now I've got both. Thanks for all your kind comments and for letting me know that he is a he!!
     
  7. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    So you kept him? [​IMG]

    Please show us the hen. I'd love to see her quality.
     
  8. MartMc

    MartMc Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes I've called him Wilf!! I will try and get a picture of her in the morning before I go to work. So when will Wilf start crowing? I've not heard him make a single sound up in till now!!
     
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  9. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    He should start crowing any time. Usually crowing and mating come hand and hand.
     
  10. MartMc

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    Ill post a few more pictures of Wilf and post a few pictures of my new barred rock hen. Out of the mix I've got.. light sussex, cream legbar, barred rock and appenzeller who will produce the most eggs??
     

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