How many Roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dcmsb, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. dcmsb

    dcmsb New Egg

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    This is our first time raising chicks, as our big girls came to us already laying. I'm almost positive two of my RIR's are pulleys, but have no clue about the barred rocks. I need an expert! They're 6-7 weeks. Sorry I couldn't get better pictures, they haven't learned to pose on command yet. Haha

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  2. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't see any cockerel RIR, but I see one barred rock cockerel in the top two pics.
     
  3. dcmsb

    dcmsb New Egg

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  4. dcmsb

    dcmsb New Egg

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    It would be awesome if we only have one! We had no idea what we were doing when we picked them, so I just chose the cutest of the bunches. [​IMG]

    We can't keep a roo, so we were hoping to have mostly pullets.
     
  5. LABstrong

    LABstrong Out Of The Brooder

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    That fourth picture looks like 2 cockerels, maybe all 3 but can't tell for sure as the picture of the head is blurred. The barring looks light though so I'm guessing you have 3 cockerels.
     
  6. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha I always pick the cutest too. Ya, I may be wrong but from the pics you took it looks like that one barred rock in the back.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Barred rock cockerels usually have yellow legs and wider white barring and grayish bars. Females generally have a black wash down the legs and darker black bars
     
  8. dcmsb

    dcmsb New Egg

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    Drumstick, do you think they're all Roos?
     
  9. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All of the BR look like roos to me :/
     
  10. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, all the BR looks like rooster to me :(
     

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