HELP...I think we got a roo!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by RattiganChicks, Jun 27, 2008.

  1. RattiganChicks

    RattiganChicks New Egg

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    I don't have any photos, I'm not that advanced yet at this whole forum thing, but I'm sure one of you experts will be able to give me a pretty good idea by my description...

    We have 11 barred rocks, we ordered 10, and yep, we got 11. hmmm... well, they are almost 4 weeks and the "extra" looks dramatically different than the other 10. Our bonus chick is much lighter in color and the comb is much more advanced than the other 10. It's bigger, hence bossier too. My reluctant conclusion is that we've been blessed with a rooster. Any thoughts would be appreciated![​IMG]

    Thanks All!
     
    Last edited: Jun 27, 2008
  2. Nuggetsowner:)

    Nuggetsowner:) Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well without pics it is hard to tell. Personality really doesn't tell us anything. Many of bossy chicks have grown up to be bossy hens. I would go more by the size and color of the comb. I hope this helps!!
     
  3. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    A BR that is significantly lighter with a larger comb would certainly lead me to believe it could be a roo. If you can get pics put up it would be much easier though [​IMG] .
     
  4. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

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