Barred rock roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mlehoux, Jul 5, 2016.

  1. mlehoux

    mlehoux New Egg

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    Bought three barred rocks. I'm thinking two are pullets but not sure if third is a roo? It has a very white belly and more red on comb

    These are the two I think are pullets:

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    This is the one I think is a roo:

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  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chicken Obsessed

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    How old?
     
  3. mlehoux

    mlehoux New Egg

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    About six or seven weeks
     
  4. mlehoux

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    Here are two more pictures - the white belly throws me off. Roo? I feel like he's getting bigger than the other two now.

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  5. mlehoux

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    One more picture!!! [​IMG]
     
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  6. Eon69nc

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    I do not think these are pure BR. Looks to me like you may have more guys in there
     
  7. TheKindaFarmGal

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    Where did you get them? Probably mixes. They might all be cockerels...the white belly one is for sure, but I'll need individual pictures of the others as I'm not sure which is which.
     
  8. mlehoux

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    I got them from a local farmer. Do they not look like barred rocks? Bummer if I have more Roos!!! I thought for sure the other two were pullets! I just took these pictures earlier today - they aren't the best but it's too dark now to take more.

    Was hoping this was pullet A:

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    And this one moves too much so it's a blurry picture! Was hoping this was pullet B:

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  9. junebuggena

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    They are likely Barred Rock mixes. One for sure cockerel. I'm a bit suspicious of the other two. Can't go by the darker barring if they are mixed.
     
  10. KDOGG331

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    They do look like barred rocks but pure rocks aren't supposed to have an all white chest like that which i think is why people are saying they are mixes. Or maybe just poorly bred barred rocks. Could be mixed with white rock or leg horn or something.

    Anyhow, i don't think the bigger combs on the others necessarily means roo. My Barred Rock had a pretty big comb and wattles and still does, thought she was a roo but i think it's just the breed. So the others still look female to me. But that said, the white chested fellow definitely looks like a cockerel
     
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