Barred rock sexing

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenprince55, Apr 26, 2017.

  1. chickenprince55

    chickenprince55 Just Hatched

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    I have 4 barred rock chickens one of who is definitely a rooster as he is a month and a half older and started crowing but Everest is very small and blind however she is very vocal and the rooster bullied her so bad we had to remove her from the coop after three days. Any chance a roo?[​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    How old is the bird in image? It has a red comb but doesn't scream cockerel to me so it could be nearing point of lay. The age of bird would cinch it.
     
  3. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

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  4. chickenprince55

    chickenprince55 Just Hatched

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    These birds were born the first week of march so they are almost two months old. She is the smallest which again I attribute to her being blind. I have another barred rock same age with a larger red comb I was praying also isn't a roo but she has black feet and not as much of a tail.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm leaning toward pullet. "She" doesn't look like a purebred Barred Rock to me, though.
     
  6. chickenprince55

    chickenprince55 Just Hatched

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    [​IMG]. This is my definite rooster rocky who came from the same breeder and he is not nice to little Everest at allll
     
  7. chickenprince55

    chickenprince55 Just Hatched

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    [​IMG] Marshall is also not quite two months and I'm hoping is a girl???
     
  8. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

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    That's too bad. Our neighbours have a rooster and thankfully he's nice but we've had roosters before that were nasty.
     
  9. chickenprince55

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    The rooster is nice to the other chickens just not the blind one. What a jerk.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Please separate the blind one from your MEAN rooster before he kills it.
     

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