Barred Rock or mutt?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sm0123, Jun 11, 2017.

  1. Sm0123

    Sm0123 New Egg

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    Is the grayish one a true barred Rock? Got him from a feed store. I'm skeptical only because I've never seen that shade on a barred Rock.

    Thanks for your advice!
     

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  2. AlleysChicks

    AlleysChicks Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Nope. Barred rocks look like the one on the ground.
     
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  3. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    Do you mean the black and white striped one?
     
  4. ECSandCCFS

    ECSandCCFS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you are talking about the bird near the feeder, then no, it is some sort of "blue". However, it could be a Blue Rock
     
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  6. RoostersAreAwesome

    RoostersAreAwesome Overrun With Chickens

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    It might be a blue andalusian.
     
  7. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    x2 that the bird by the feeder is likely a Blue Andalusian. If it develops noticeable white ear lobes, it should be that. It is also looking to be a rooster.

    Blue Rocks would be pretty rare at a feed store, but Blue Andalusians are often found there.

    The bird on the ground is your Barred Rock (black and white striped)...if it has a single comb (can't see in photo).

    LofMc
     
  8. Sm0123

    Sm0123 New Egg

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    I bought two barred Rock, two Rhode island reds, and two leghorns.

    That's why I was confused. Oh well, a little more color never hurt a flock any.
     
  9. Sm0123

    Sm0123 New Egg

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    Or that's what I was supposed to have bought is what I meant to say.

    I'll keep an eye on the ears. Thanks for the feedback!
     
  10. RoostersAreAwesome

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    Your welcome! :)
     

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