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Barred rock hen question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by smoon, Aug 10, 2016.

  1. smoon

    smoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone, I have three barred rock hens and one of them grew a large comb and waddle seemingly almost over night and they are huge!!!! The hen's comb is twice the size as my rooster's. Just wondering, do BR hens typically have combs this size? im just shocked at how big it is! Hoping she is, in fact, a "she"!

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  2. KprsMom

    KprsMom Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like a lady to me. My barred rock hen has a pretty big comb as well.
     
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  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Looks like a normal sized comb and wattles to me. She'll be laying any day now.
     
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  4. smoon

    smoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I forgot to say she is 19 weeks old and she hasn't started squatting or behaving any differently than her usual self. I am excited to see my first BR egg though! Thanks everyone.
     
    Last edited: Aug 10, 2016
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, that's a hen. She just grew up fast [​IMG]. Eggs any time now!
     

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