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Hen or Cockerel!?!?!?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MamaHen8, Jun 4, 2016.

  1. MamaHen8

    MamaHen8 Out Of The Brooder

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    I know I have posted about this one about 5 times now lol but this is my Barred Rock. now that they are almost 2 months old, I feel like you can tell much better, but I think what is stumping me is that his/her body size is so big and by the research I have done, she doesn't look like a rooster to me. anyway, i tried to get the best pictures I could through the little fence! please let me know!!!!
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  2. MamaHen8

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    i don't know why my phone won't let me post more pictures, but i will post more below the post!! sorry!! and thank you for any help!! [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  3. kbarnell

    kbarnell Out Of The Brooder

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    That's a barred rock
     
  4. HopieGirl4Ever

    HopieGirl4Ever The Chook Artist

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    It does look like a cockerel to me.
     
  5. kbarnell

    kbarnell Out Of The Brooder

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    Proper name is Plymouth barred rock. I'm having the same problem with trying to sex one of mine. It was supposed to be a roo but not sure
     
  6. MamaHen8

    MamaHen8 Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh! I thought the Plymouth Barred Rock was like a yellow tan color. lol shows what i know! well i really hope he/she is a she. Her body seems hen-ish, but her waddles and comb kind of say different, so i just really don't know. thank you!! hopefully you figure yours out!
     
  7. MamaHen8

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    Dang it :( how can you tell? I thought the roos had slimmer bodies.. or does there body size not really count?
     
  8. kbarnell

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    Mine both have combs & wattles but one has a much smaller one & it just started growing recently. I call it Mrs Doubtfire because it was supposed to be a roo but now I'm not sure[​IMG]
     
  9. MamaHen8

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    Hmm... yours seems a little bit darker in color then mine. but the combs in shape only, and the red color on their faces and waddles seem similar. He/she is my biggest chicken, but the others are catching up to her quickly. So I just am not sure. I thought roos bodies are slimmer then the hens, but maybe i'm wrong.
     
  10. kbarnell

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    Mine are both "round" lol but there is a big difference in size. This one is much smaller
     

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