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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KsTornado11, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. KsTornado11

    KsTornado11 Songster

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    I picked up these 3 barred rocks last night. Guys or gals?
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  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I can't really tell in the first picture, but I'd say the others are roos.
     
  3. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Songster

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    All three are cockerels.
     
  4. KsTornado11

    KsTornado11 Songster

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    Hmmmm...how can you tell? I've only ever had one barred rock,so not familiar w/ the breed.
     
  5. emandmikey

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    I agree, all three are cockerals... the tail feathers tell me, and they've also got developing combs and waddles... for thier size. I've got 3 BR hens, one which is 24 weeks, and two which are around 12 weeks. They sure are pretty!
     
  6. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    Boys
     
  7. poultrykeeper08

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    You can tell they are boys by how light they are and they have saddle feathers growing and buy the size of thier combs/waddles
     

  8. KsTornado11

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    Oh bummer,then they will have to go! I THOUGHT so,but wasn't sure.
     
  9. pamperedpoultry

    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

    Yep ya got ROO's with my bantam barred babies I couldn't tell by the waddles at first they seemed to be developing at the same rate on both but I could tell by the color the roo's are lighter in color than the hens...
     
  10. sandypaws

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    look like all roosters to me
     

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