How do I know?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HGarent4, Aug 26, 2008.

  1. HGarent4

    HGarent4 New Egg

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    I am new to owning chickens and I was wondering how I know if a barred rock is a hen or a rooster. They are about 4 months old. Should they be crowing by now? So far from the pictures I have looked at I think I have all hens. But most of them have large combs......I don't know.....HELP!!!!
     
  2. keljonma

    keljonma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a picture would help
     
  3. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pictures would helpa lot
     
  4. HGarent4

    HGarent4 New Egg

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    I am not sure how to put a picture on this....
     
  5. HGarent4

    HGarent4 New Egg

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    Here are the pictures I could get. I have nine barred rocks....Are they roosters or hens?[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  6. reallemons1

    reallemons1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are all pretty hens. Congrats.
     
  7. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    hens
     
  8. HGarent4

    HGarent4 New Egg

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    That is GREAT!!! Thank you for all of your help:) I think I am going to like this whole owning chickens thing. They are so much fun!!
     
  9. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are very pretty hens!
     
  10. HGarent4

    HGarent4 New Egg

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    Thank you. [​IMG] I am still curious how you can tell between a barred rock rooster and a hen......
     

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