I might have a Barred Rock rooster...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by the lemon tree, May 13, 2009.

  1. the lemon tree

    the lemon tree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone know if there are any telltale signs that determine what sex Barred Rocks are? Today I've suddenly become paranoid about my supposed pullet being a rooster. "Kung Pao" aka KP, arrived around the same time as my other chicks at the feed store where I got them last week but is noticeably larger than the rest. KP has a white patch on its head and a blackish/dark grey wash on his/her legs and the comb is pretty pronounced, even at about a week old. Do you think its a rooster???
     
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  2. loverOFchickens

    loverOFchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It will have onger neck feathers a larger comb and a slightly different stance.
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

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