Barred Rock Roo? Can anyone help?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mamayicken, May 23, 2012.

  1. mamayicken

    mamayicken In the Brooder

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    Can anyone tell me if this is a pullet or cockerel? We are 4 weeks old and I was getting suspicious.
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    I agree that your suspicions are correct. Cockerel.
     
  3. mamayicken

    mamayicken In the Brooder

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    Uh Oh, won't be able to keep him because of noise. I thought he looked like he was trying to crow today but no sound came out.
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    [​IMG] He's a litle dark for a cockerel, but the early comb and wattle development indicate male.
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    That is a cockerel. His coloring, feather stage, legs and comb all say the same thing. I've probably raised hundreds of Barred Rock chicks and there's no mistaking that one.
     

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