Barred Rock Roo or Pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CoastalChick, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. CoastalChick

    CoastalChick Out Of The Brooder

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    I have some (I think) 6 week old Barred Rock pullets - however one is starting to look more like a rooster to me ..... It's quite a bit smaller than the other 2 which is the only reason I'm in such denial. The bird in question is on the right in the first picture and in the middle in the others. Any thoughts? Thanks![​IMG]

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  2. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    You have a rooster amongst your group, the lighter one as you know is a boy. He's beautiful. I'm sorry if you were hoping to have 3 girls. :(

    Looks exactly like the rooster across the street from me.
     
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  3. CoastalChick

    CoastalChick Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your input, and unfortunately I was hoping for 3 hens as I'm in the city and roosters aren't legal [​IMG].

    Is it unanimous then?
     
  4. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, I'm very sorry. :(
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    2 pullets and 1 cockerel...he stands out a lot
     
  6. Domestic_goddess

    Domestic_goddess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep a rooster 100%! Good luck, maybe you could find him a good home.
     
  7. justacouplemorechicks

    justacouplemorechicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had barred rock chicks last spring. The hens are darker colored and the roosters are lighter. I had one of each and yours are identical to my hen & roo.....
     
  8. Coop Deville

    Coop Deville Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Two girls and a boy.
     
  9. texas75563

    texas75563 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, no doubt about 2 girls and a boy.
     
  10. CoastalChick

    CoastalChick Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks all for your expert opinions!![​IMG]
     

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