Help.. Pullet or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ALChickGal, Sep 19, 2013.

  1. ALChickGal

    ALChickGal Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! We bought this chicken April 2013 as a barred rock pullet. This chicken is definitely on the bottom of the pecking order. The other hens always mistreat it and run it away. It is not aggressive. The tail feathers are really beginning to stand up. We have begun to wonder if it may be a roo. Can you tell me-- pullet or roo? Barred Rock or mix breed? We began our chicken adventure in March of this year. I have gleaned so much from this sight! I would appreciate any help that you can offer. I am including a few photos that I hope will be helpful.

    OH.. and we got our first two eggs yesterday!! (yep, I'm egg-cited!)

    Blessings!
    ALChickGal
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  2. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    100% rooster. Not a barred rock either. Just a mutt.
     
  3. ALChickGal

    ALChickGal Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks... Just as we suspected. :(
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    He's a rooster for sure, and a mix. I'd say that he has some Barred Rock in him, along with some Cornish possibly.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    X2 Mixed breed rooster, as there are obvious pointed saddle, hackle, and sickle feathers.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, mixed breed rooster.
     
  7. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    yeah agree with it being a him and looking to have some cornish- it has pea comb(cornish have that) and the general body type. barred rock mixed with cornish is very reasonable guess.
     

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