I think one of my barred rock chicks is a roo :( Tell me I'm wrong please.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by laura84b9, Sep 2, 2014.

  1. laura84b9

    laura84b9 New Egg

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    I got 3 week old and 5 week old chicks recently. Over the last 2 weeks of watching them grow, and see their feathers come in, I have noticed that the younger one's comb is coming in already, and it's face/comb are already turning red... This means it's a roo doesn't it? The one in question is the lighter grey chick.
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  2. chick lovers

    chick lovers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It does appear to be a roo; however, more pics would help.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm sorry, but that does appear to be a cockerel. The larger, redder comb and light coloring are classic rooster signs.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry, but that is a cockerel for sure. Pullets are darker in color and wouldn't have such a large red comb at thisa ge.
     
  5. laura84b9

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  6. laura84b9

    laura84b9 New Egg

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    Thanks everyone! Don't know what I am going to do with him...
     
  7. debbie50chicks

    debbie50chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think I only hatch cockerals. T his is my 7 week old Barred Rock. He's going to be a very happy daddy when I finally get him some ladies because he is my first hatched chick. Hence my foundation roo. My next two hatchlings turned out cockerals too. Australorp x RIR. Unsure of their outcome....but Yikes!!! I had to go and name them! Roody and Ricky. Then was just given a Silkie. Yup! 6 month old cockeral! Where's all the girls??[​IMG]
     
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