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Barred rock roo or hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BhamMatt, Jun 16, 2016.

  1. BhamMatt

    BhamMatt New Egg

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    Have a 15 week old barred rock...always been a big larger than my other hens, but I got the feeling she's actually a he...any help appreciated, this is my first flock! [​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    That barring is male specific. Also, he has very obvious male hackle and saddle feathers.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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