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Hen or Roo? Barred Rock

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by RacHill, Apr 16, 2016.

  1. RacHill

    RacHill Out Of The Brooder

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    I am trying to figure out if this is a boy or girl. I can't have a rooster! Approximate age is 5-6 weeks. Thanks!
     
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Could you post a picture?
     
  3. RacHill

    RacHill Out Of The Brooder

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  4. RacHill

    RacHill Out Of The Brooder

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    I thought I did! Lol I just uploaded some.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Is this a hatchery bird? It's barring doesn't look right for Barred Rock. Males generally have yellow legs - females have a black wash over their legs. BUT, the legs on your chick are really thick - another boy feature. You'll do best if you post your photos at "what breed or gender is this."
     
  7. RacHill

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    It is a chick from a local farm. They said it was a Barred Rock but I guess it could be a mix? Thanks for your input!
     
  8. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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