Barred Rock?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenaly, Sep 13, 2014.

  1. chickenaly

    chickenaly Out Of The Brooder

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    Is this rooster a Barred Rock?
    Any comments appreciated!
     
  2. Dad of the coop

    Dad of the coop Out Of The Brooder

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    No its not a barred rock. I you ordered it as a rock though is a black rock. If not it could also be a jersey giant he is big or if he is smaller that an Australorp.
     
  3. chickenaly

    chickenaly Out Of The Brooder

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    He was bought with the rooster in this pic in early spring from a feed store from the same bunch of Barred Rock chicks.
    He just always looked different.
    He is so big....so is this one.
    Thanks!
     
  4. Chickendumb

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    Wow that some big chickens
     
  5. BantamLover21

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    Could be a Black Australorp or Black Jersey Giant. To tell which one, check the bottoms of his feet. If they're white, he's an Australorp. If they're yellow, he's a Jersey Giant.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

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    X2 on this.

    White bottoms of feet could also indicate a Black Orpington, however. I think that Australorp is most likely, though, as it is most common.
     
  7. chickenaly

    chickenaly Out Of The Brooder

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    Just checked feet and they are white on bottom.
    Are Australorps that big?
    Not familiar with that breed.
     
  8. Chickendumb

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    Dum diddy dum dum big ole chicken!!!!!
     
  9. Chickendumb

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    Is it possible the breeders got chicks mixed up?
     

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