Help! Roo or pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lorilovebug530, Mar 4, 2015.

  1. lorilovebug530

    lorilovebug530 Hatching

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    [​IMG] This is my 3 week old barred rock chick. This one had a major growth spurt and comb is getting very red. I cannot have roos in my city limits. I am desperately hoping this one turns out to be a pullet.
     
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2015
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    [​IMG] That's a lot of comb development on a young chick - I'm guessing cockerel.
     
  3. lorilovebug530

    lorilovebug530 Hatching

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    Thank you for the input.
     
  4. lorilovebug530

    lorilovebug530 Hatching

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    At what point do young cockerels begin to crow? This is my first time raising chicks. Have a lot left to learn.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

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    Cockerel.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    It's a cockerel.
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    I agree. Sorry. :eek:(
     
  8. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Sr Chicken Wrangler

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    I had some people said on here were Roosters, but they are laying eggs now. I would just wait to make sure.


    But it is a big comb.....
     
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  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Cockerel.
     
  10. SheenaMills

    SheenaMills Songster

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    I'll take him if it's a roo!
     

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