Barred Rock Hen??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by EMarston, Jul 22, 2010.

  1. EMarston

    EMarston Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm pretty sure she's a pullet, but we've had two others of a different breed that are for sure roosters and we don't have a permit for roosters, so now I'm paranoid! None of the other breeds her age have much of a comb at all. She's 11 weeks old. Do barred rocks just mature much more quickly in this respect?

    Thanks!

    Erica
     
  2. FRlEDeggs

    FRlEDeggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a roo
    Hens will be black w/ white stripes, while roosters will look white w/ black stripes
    Although, I'm no expert!
     
  3. okiehen

    okiehen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    rooster
     
  4. Wheels

    Wheels Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got one that looks like him. I sure he is a roo
     
  5. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Barred Rock Rooster. [​IMG]
     
  6. buzymom13

    buzymom13 I run the Alien Chicken Asylum

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    [​IMG] Sorry...I vote rooster. My Barred rock hen is way more black with white stripes...

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  7. Chicken_Lover4567

    Chicken_Lover4567 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definately a roo. BR roosters are typically have less black coloring then hens. So...you have a very lovely rooster on your hands. [​IMG]
     
  8. Knock Kneed Hen

    Knock Kneed Hen California Dream'in Chickens

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    Here are my two BR's. Hen on the left, roo on the right. Here is my roo a bit older:
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    Sorry to break it to you, Cocka-doodle-doo [​IMG]
     
  9. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Sorry, but that's a rooster. Roosters have wider, more prevalent white barring.

    Pics above are a very good example of the difference.

    Oh dear! [​IMG] , despite the bad news.
     
    Last edited: Jul 22, 2010
  10. 33yardbirds

    33yardbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hens combs that I have weren't that red and none were that light, I would like a side shot though, the roo to the left was 12 wks old . Monster comb and waddles, hackles, saddle, and upright tail. He is Top Dog of the 4 Rock roos we have.
     

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