Barred Rock pullet or roo??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Momma on a Mission, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. Momma on a Mission

    Momma on a Mission Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm in a pickle! I bought Pullets from my local farm store 4 weeks ago and I have a feeling my Colt isn't a she. Hubby says no roosters aloud! And to kill it if its a roo..... [​IMG]

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  2. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is NOT a barred rock. But it does look like a cockerel. It's got a comb like a Wyandotte...
     
  3. chickenshepherd

    chickenshepherd Out Of The Brooder

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    agreed, looks more like a wyandotte, and a roo at that
     
  4. Momma on a Mission

    Momma on a Mission Out Of The Brooder

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    Such a beautiful bird to just go and kill. But I've been ordered to kill it. [​IMG] [​IMG] Hubby is sleeping with the dogs tonight. [​IMG]
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:Yup.
     
  6. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    I have wyandottes and they look like that so its not a barred rock and it look like a boy
     
  7. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yep, a Wyandotte cockerel. (And the pullets in the background like him aren't BR either -- they're Wyandottes, likely Silver Laced.)

    Maybe you could try to find him a different home instead of killing him?
     
  8. Candiss

    Candiss Burdette Bantams

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    Why not find it a home, and what do you mean that you have been ordered to kill it? Take it back to whomever you bought it from..
     
  9. Schwartzfarmnc

    Schwartzfarmnc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yup.

    X3 100% Wyandotte, looks to be a roo too.
     
  10. debs_flock

    debs_flock Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I can understand why your husband wouldn't want to allow a loud rooster (sorry, one of the most creative grammatical faux pas I've read here), but not his order to kill it.

    It will be quite some time before that chick reaches an age to make any more noise than the pullet chicks. And it's not really going to eat all that much at this stage.

    I'd think you'd have plenty of time to try and find it a home.

    Bad husband! Good luck with him (the husband and the chick).

    Deb
     

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