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Barred Rock Rooster or Black Sex Link Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ducksforlife1, May 8, 2017.

  1. Ducksforlife1

    Ducksforlife1 In the Brooder

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    I just bought my rooster from a person near me. She said he is a barred rock, but he has more black than my barred rock hen I bought from cackle hatchery. The lady whom I bought him from also bought her chickens from Cackle Hatchery. But she order barred and black sex links as straight runs to compare them. She said he might be sex link but thinks he is Barred Rock. I looked at a black sex link roosters and they look like my barred rock rooster.

    **NOTE** I know his hackle feathers are puffy, thats because he has on a no crow collar.

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    Last edited: May 8, 2017

  2. WarrenV

    WarrenV Hatching

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    Looks like a barred rock to me.
     
  3. WarrenV

    WarrenV Hatching

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    This is my barred rock rooster Rambo they look very similar to me.
     
  4. keesmom

    keesmom Crowing

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    He looks more like a black sex link with that messy wing patterning.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree
     
  6. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    X2....the barring is more that seen with a sex link
     

  7. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted

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    agree
     
  8. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Crowing

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    Agree
     
  9. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Crowing

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    He is a Black sexlink
     

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