barred rock

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by gimmie, Nov 29, 2015.

  1. gimmie

    gimmie Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm new to raising chicks. I was told that light ones are rooster and darker ones are hens. Any thoughts on this. In the picture the darker one the hen is in the back, if this is true.[​IMG]
     
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  2. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeons are nutty Premium Member

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    Yes, looks to me like lighter front one is a cockerel and the back one is a pullet/hen
     
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  3. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree.
     
  4. rosyamanda2000

    rosyamanda2000 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yep, the front one is a cockerel.
     
  5. gimmie

    gimmie Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome thank yall
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on Lozuufy's post.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I agree lighter one in front = cockerel - darker barring in back = pullet
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed
     

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