Is my barred rock a cockerel??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ptallabas, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. ptallabas

    ptallabas New Egg

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    [​IMG][/IMG]I was wondering if this barred rock aka (pepper) might be a cockerel it is very energetic and the others seem to follow it..it also is fearless and loves to jump and fly...what do u think any experts out here..[​IMG]
     
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  2. ptallabas

    ptallabas New Egg

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  3. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hard to say, but notice its wing is a little longer, its possible a cockerel
     
  4. spikennipper

    spikennipper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a hen to me, I wouldn't go by behaviour alone, colouring looks more hen like, I have some very bold girls in my flock too [​IMG]
     
  5. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    Coloring looks like a pullet, and right now, I don't see anything that would make me think cockerel. [​IMG] But, its still a little early to tell. Try posting pictures in a few weeks.
     
  6. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    looks like a pullet
     
  7. countryhen

    countryhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like hen but it's young the way I tell for sure is when they start to cluck or crow but that will be awhile the tail feathers should get long & flare out more than the hens if this is a rooster & most chicks no matter what are very active keep me up to date on Pepper
     
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  8. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    it's not to early to tell if you know what you are looking for...over all coloring, the wash down the legs, an head spot all of which says this is 110% pullet...if it was a cockerel those bars would be way brighter than they are even at this age.
     

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