Is this barred rock a pullet or cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rooster-red, Jan 28, 2008.

  1. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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  2. hsm5grls

    hsm5grls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not sure but I bet speckledhen knows.
     
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    My guess is pullet and thats a 50/50 chance. Wait another 3-4 weeks and post an update. My guess is that chick is about 10 days old. How close am I? [​IMG]
     
  4. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

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    Yes it is
     
  5. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looking at the color of the legs....I'm hearing a cock-a-doodle-doo in your future...

    That's exactly the way my 4 boys looked at that age, leg color wise. They still have very light legs and much lighter feathers (than the girls) also now that they are almost 6 wks old.

    Speckledhen, how'd I do?
     
  6. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

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  7. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

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    cockerel, the comb is already starting to pop up and the feathers are fairly light (at least compared to my pullet)
     
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  8. BantyChickMom

    BantyChickMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you have a future crower there
     
  9. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    id say.....dum dum da dum!!!!(in anouncers voice) Rooster!!!!you just won yourself a fantastic trip the rooster island!!!This paricular island off the coast of moai loa is an all expenses paid abulutly free trip!!!
     
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    You did well, Susan! I vote cockerel based mostly on the fact that there is absolutely no black wash of color down the front of the legs and you're getting alot of wide barring already. The headspot is larger than most pullets I have as well. We can guess all day long and some will be right and some will be wrong because sometimes they didn't read their breed manuals before hatching and just don't know the rules like they should, LOL.
     

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