Barred rock mix

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rakkasan84, Nov 17, 2015.

  1. rakkasan84

    rakkasan84 Out Of The Brooder

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    This bird is 17 wk old, purchased from a local breeder. I need to know gender only.[​IMG]

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  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Can you get a nice, full-body, side profile shot so that we can see the entire bird - a natural, standing position is best? How long has the bird been this red in the comb and wattles?
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Just showing the comb won't really help. Both males and females can have red combs by 17 weeks old. We need a full body shot that shows the whole bird.
     
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  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Agreed.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agreed
     
  7. rakkasan84

    rakkasan84 Out Of The Brooder

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    Here I got a couple better shots today. The comb is much wider than her sisters. Can they vary by breed? [​IMG]
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  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Looks like a pullet. The back feathers all look too wide to be male saddle feathers. She has a rose comb, so she's likely Wyandotte mix.
     
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  9. Michael OShay

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    I agree; you have a pullet. :eek:)
     
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  10. rakkasan84

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    Cool thanks guys. She is my fav out of the barred rocks we recently added. I named her Peanut :)
     

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