Barred Rock rooster or hen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by redjeepxj, Sep 10, 2013.

  1. redjeepxj

    redjeepxj New Egg

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    Is this barred rock a rooster or hen? Maybe 20-23 weeks old, have not heard any crowing.

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  2. It appears to be a hen. However, do you have a better picture?
     
  3. redjeepxj

    redjeepxj New Egg

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    This better?
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  4. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    I would say hen.
     
  5. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a hen that is laying to me. Are you sure she's not hiding eggs somewhere?
     
  6. redjeepxj

    redjeepxj New Egg

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    No eggs yet. They are supervised when out of the coop/run. Based on their age I would expect eggs anytime now.
     
  7. redjeepxj

    redjeepxj New Egg

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    Still thinking a hen? Heard a muffled crow the other day.
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  8. Tricoglossus

    Tricoglossus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a rooster, I can see sickle feathers in the tail.
     
  9. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    It's not a Barred Rock.
     
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