Barred rock roster or hen?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Fannin11, Jan 9, 2017.

  1. Fannin11

    Fannin11 Out Of The Brooder

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    Both chickens are about 8 months old and I'm just wondering if the light color one might be a rooster?



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  2. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

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    [​IMG] I am glad you joined us! Yes, it is starting to look roosterish [​IMG]
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    The front bird is a cockerel.
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Agree with Sourland.:)
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree - are these hatchery sourced birds, the male has way too much white area and lacking over- all barring.
     
  6. N F C

    N F C More coffee please! Premium Member Project Manager

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    I agree, the front one looks like a male. Will you be able to keep him?
     
  7. Fannin11

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    Thanks everyone and yes we will be able to keep him. My dad had got them for my little girl , from rural king and he was told they was all hens and was barred rocks.
     

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