Four 9-week old barred rocks; is one a roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickenTripp, May 22, 2016.

  1. ChickenTripp

    ChickenTripp Out Of The Brooder

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  2. littlegreywolf

    littlegreywolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like three pullets and a roo, maybe.
     
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  3. ChickenTripp

    ChickenTripp Out Of The Brooder

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    Is that because of the difference in wattles and bigger comb as seen in the second to last photo, second chicken from the left?
     
  4. Shezadandy

    Shezadandy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm guessing all pullets based on the consistent coloring across all 4 -- cockerels have a lighter color to them -- and see the link under hte picks below for a reference photo of a 6 week old cockerel- I'll think happy pullet thoughts for you!

    Here are my 2 at Day 59, both now laying eggs:

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    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1047803/barred-rock-late-bloomer-or-rooster/30 -- look at post 35 for 6 week pics of a BR cockerel posted by Madisan
     
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  5. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yup that second one (left) is questionable...Wattle & Comb bigger than the other three but not very red, so it's questionable right now. Try more pics in about 2 - 3 wks.
     
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  6. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    Are you sure your pullets are laying at 59 DAYS? That's about 2 months old, kind of young yet....Anyone else?
     
  7. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    I think she is just saying that the pic was taken at 59 days old... now they are older and laying...
     
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  8. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can also read it that it is a picture of a 59 day old chick. Said chick is now laying so as a reference this is what a 59 day old pullet looks like. A link is added to show what a same age BR cockerel looks like for comparison.
     
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  9. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    Ok that makes sense, I was in awe. Thanks for clearing my mind :)
     
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  10. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    I've been corrected, thank you.
     

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