Is my barred rock a rooster???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ahoffman, Sep 2, 2016.

  1. ahoffman

    ahoffman Out Of The Brooder

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    Its about 23 weeka old.. Its never crowed.. I have another rooster and it doesn't try to dominate him.. Please don't tell me this is a rooster! It will be 3 out of the 5 chicks I raised that will end up being roosters [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. HopieGirl4Ever

    HopieGirl4Ever The Chook Artist

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    That is definitely a rooster... Sorry [​IMG]
     
  3. ahoffman

    ahoffman Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for responding.. Why hasn't he crowed yet?? The other one I had started crowing a month ago.. Same age
     
  4. Eric 2016

    Eric 2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dominance. He may be the submissive bird and doesn't crow for that reason. But he is 110% rooster.
     
  5. greensgoldens

    greensgoldens Out Of The Brooder

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    I feel your pain. 6 out of my 9 ended up being roosters :he
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    rooster, sorry. He'll crow eventually.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    rooster, younger roos generally won't crow in the presence of an Alpha roo - or they would get the stuffings knocked out of them.
     

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