Barred Rocks! Finally! Decent pictures!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by mikarod, Dec 31, 2008.

  1. mikarod

    mikarod Songster

    Sep 28, 2008
    I wanted to share some photos of what my Barred Rocks look like! They're only 3 months be nice! They're standards...bantams don't last long at my house!



    [​IMG] (Ignore Glitch the black Australorp.)


    My prized pullet:
  2. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Songster

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    nice birds
  3. rebbetzin

    rebbetzin Songster

    Apr 4, 2008
    Tucson AZ
    I assume the one with the bigger comb and wattles is a rooster? The others look very much like my Barred Rocks that are now almost 4 months old.
  4. mikarod

    mikarod Songster

    Sep 28, 2008
    Yes, the ones with the larger combs and wattles are males. There are only 2, the rest are females.

    The females need some work on their barring, but that's where the fun of breeding comes in! [​IMG]

    Thanks for the compliments guys!
  5. hcammack

    hcammack Crowing

    Oct 5, 2007
    WOW those are the best std sized Barred rocks I have ever seen [​IMG]
  6. mikarod

    mikarod Songster

    Sep 28, 2008
    Why thank you hcammack!

    The second picture shows the smallest male. He JUST got done losing all of his baby down. He hasn't grown all his feathers in...just kind of has bald patches. I hate keeping them in that small area, but until I know they can stand the colder weather, they gotta stay in that little chicken house.
  7. Casey

    Casey In the Brooder

    Dec 22, 2008
    Very nice looking BR's!!!
  8. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member 10 Years

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    WOW! Those are some nice, good-sized BRs. After looking around here at people's pictures of Dominiques and Marans for so long, I can really tell the difference between the BRs and other barred breeds.

    Super nice birds! Thanks for sharing!
  9. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

    Apr 2, 2008
    Southern Maine
    the barring is amazing! Nice!
  10. [​IMG] Oh my goodness, are you planning to show those? They are stunning! The barring is just exquisite!

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