Br... Roo Or Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Tracie70, Jun 15, 2010.

  1. Tracie70

    Tracie70 In the Brooder

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    Hi Everyone,

    Thanks for any advice in advance.... I have two barred rocks and I am thinking they are roo's but one is starting to confuse me. He looks a little bit smaller then the other and his tail isn't getting long feathers on it like the other one. They are 4 months old. The first picture is of the one that the tail is starting fluff out more and he/she is a starting to look smaller. And oh they are the exact same age...
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    Now the last picture is of the one that I am pretty sure is the roo. He is a bit larger and his tail is starting to show a curl to it.
    Whatcha you guys think? Does anyone now also about there stripes I thought I read that the thicker the white it is a roo? Is this right?
    Again thanks for any help sorry the pictures aren't better they are hard to get pictures of specially when there running around my yard. LOL I think they no I am trying to get that perfect pose. Fast lil devils...
     
  2. PhlyinPheBee

    PhlyinPheBee Poodles, Chicken, Goats--OH MY!!

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    I think that they both are roos. the tails are saying alot and for 4 months old that is alot of comb.
     
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    I agree, pretty sure they are both roosters.
     
  4. Knock Kneed Hen

    Knock Kneed Hen California Dream'in Chickens

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    Yep, I have one the same age that looks exactly like yours. Mine isn't crowing yet but everything else points to roo.
     

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