Barred rocks, 5 months old. Roosters?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mystirain, Aug 27, 2013.

  1. Mystirain

    Mystirain New Egg

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    They aren't laying eggs or crowing yet. I originally thought I had two hens and that one was just bossy and dominant. The tails are starting to look pretty suspect, though. This is my first time raising barred rocks. Thanks in advance for any help.


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  2. Your Rocks legs look a bit thick. The overall color is on the LIGHTER side and the comb is coming in strong.

    I think you have a cockerel there.
     
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    cockerels.
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    cockerels X 2
     
  5. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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  6. Mystirain

    Mystirain New Egg

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    Aww. Was afraid of that. Still keeping them, they have been great to have around. Just means the wait for eggs is going to be a lot longer than I'd anticipated. Luckily after reading posts here I think I will be able to pick hens next time around. Thanks everyone!
     

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