Cockerel or pullet Plymouth rock ?? Help!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Catcat7912, Dec 8, 2018.

  1. Catcat7912

    Catcat7912 Hatching

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    I have this 4 going on 5 month old barred rock chicken and thought was a hen until it doubled in size compared to my 2 week older Rhode Island Red hen and was heard trying to crow now in last month . Its feathers are getting pointed on the tail but everyone I know is insisting it’s a hen still. It only had tried to crow a few times in last month . I’m still thinking it looks like a roo no questions but I’ve read many people thinking they had roosters but then it would start to lay . Anyone can help us confirm it’s gender? Birthdate 09/02
     

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  2. Dancing With Chickens

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    I think it's a little cockreal based on it's neck and tail feathers, but I have a blog post on my website that may be more of a detailed help. :) Whatever the gender, I LOVE the feather coloring!
     
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  3. Rose Quartz

    Rose Quartz Enabler

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    The barring looks like a boy. Can you get pictures of the feathers around the neck and at the base of the tail?
     
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  4. Keeperofmunchkins

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    Cockerel 100%
     
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  5. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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  6. Catcat7912

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    Thanks all. Next time I have a chance to catch him I’ll take close up pics . I say neck feathers Are pointy And the hubby says there round .
     

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  7. Doc7

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    That was clearly a cockerel from the thumbnail pics! Beautiful!
     
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  8. Catcat7912

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    Thank you, if it is just need to find it a home once confirmed ! No roo’s allowed in my area!
     
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  9. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chook Snuggler

    Cockerel, and a stunning one! :love

    ~Alex
     
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