Is this a Rooster or a hen??? it was sold to me as a hen pullet....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NaturalCharm81, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. NaturalCharm81

    NaturalCharm81 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am starting to think the barred rock is a wifey and not a bosom buddy...
    This is the video i posted in youtube...Hopefully its live now.

     
  2. BusyBlonde

    BusyBlonde Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The black and white chicken in the pic is a barred rock hen. The dark chicken that is focused on most of the time is a rooster, but he is not a barred rock rooster. I can't really tell from the lighting what he is, but he looks pretty.
     
  3. NaturalCharm81

    NaturalCharm81 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thankyou!!! The Rhode Island Red is the one I was curious about... Man i need some more skills so I can tell the difference...sigh
     
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree. The barred one is a hen and the darker one a rooster.
     
  5. NaturalCharm81

    NaturalCharm81 Out Of The Brooder

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    I guess I just have a mated pair now...lol

    Should I just keep them together in their own coop, since they just fight with the other hens anyway???...
     
  6. BusyBlonde

    BusyBlonde Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You'll get there - lots of great information here and wonderful, helpful people. [​IMG]
     
  7. TriciaHowe

    TriciaHowe Mother Hen

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    Looks like a Rhode Island Red rooster
     
  8. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The RIR is obviously a rooster
     
    Last edited: Oct 2, 2011
  9. erinangele

    erinangele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you explain what it is about the RIR that is obviously rooster? I'm new to chickens and am still learning, i would have guessed pullet close to laying.
     
  10. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Can you post picture on here. (Not the youtube thing) preferable ones of her out in natural light.
    There is time that it looks like a hen and others it looks like a rooster.

    Chris
     

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