Is this a barred rock and a hen 16.5 weeks ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by myfarm30, Oct 15, 2016.

  1. myfarm30

    myfarm30 Out Of The Brooder

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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Definitely female.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  4. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes a pullet. Darker barring indicates female as they only get one copy of the barring gene whereas males get two copies so there is more white than black[​IMG]
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, pretty little pullet.
     
  6. bida

    bida New Egg

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    Yes it is, I have four, and four Rhode Island Reds. My little Hazel (lol, the only one I've named) is a Barred Rock, she loves me! She follows me and talks to me, so cute! That's why I named her.[​IMG]
     
  7. myfarm30

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    Thanks everyone. I guess I could have waiting a couple of days. She laid her first egg this morning!!
     
  8. donrae

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