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Is this a rooster?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mela, Sep 18, 2012.

  1. mela

    mela New Egg

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    Needing help..can you tell if this barred rock is a rooster? I think it is about 6 weeks old. I have three and the all look the same.
     
  2. Yeah, we can tell but we need pictures. Do you already know how to post pictures?
     
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  4. mela

    mela New Egg

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    I guess I don't. Where can I go and learn?
     
  5. You know the reply box/tab that you write in? On top you will see several icons, one of them is a square with a house on it. If you hover the cursor over that (without clicking) it should say "Insert image". Click it and select "My computer" then select the pictures you want to post...
     
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  6. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hard to tell from the pic
     
  7. KYTinpusher

    KYTinpusher Master Enabler

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    I am guessing you have a pullet there. The cockerels tend to be lighter in color.
     
  8. Looks like a roo but at that age it's uncertain.
     
  9. mela

    mela New Egg

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    Is this picture any better? I am really hoping that I don't have 3 roosters!
     
  10. KYTinpusher

    KYTinpusher Master Enabler

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    I believe you have pullets. The pattern on a rooster is usually lighter and finer than the pullets. Perhaps you can see the difference in this picture. The BR roo is on the left, the pullet to the far right (sorry she is only a partial, but it is the best pic I have with young ones together.) These are about 7 weeks old - notice how big the comb is on the roo.

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