Barred rock 'pullet'

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BusyBearMama, Apr 1, 2015.

  1. BusyBearMama

    BusyBearMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 adorable barred rock pullets
    I've gotten quite attached to them at 3 weeks, one is bigger than the other and very tall and has about half the feathering of the other. Total I was looking at them and had the big one out and she was walking around like a rooster, she's just adorable but now I'm wondering if I have an accidental cockerel. She has dark legs and he head spot has always just been so small I never would have noticed it if I wasn't looking. Her sweet bird. Here's a picture -compare it to your own 3 week old brs pretty please- I know someone's got them :) [​IMG]
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm thinking pullet.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree.
     
  4. BusyBearMama

    BusyBearMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good good. I sure hope so :)
     
  5. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree pullet at this point. The comb growth and color is what you want to watch out for (much better indicator than the color patterns which don't often work with hatchery stock).

    I have had plenty of pullets strut around and chest bump...it will be your dominant hen...and they often are your best layers.

    LofMc
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pullet for now to me, too.
     

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