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Is this barred rock a roo or hen??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tsewell0430, Mar 25, 2015.

  1. tsewell0430

    tsewell0430 New Egg

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    It is 21 weeks old and we just can't figure him/her out!
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  2. popsicle

    popsicle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Cockerel
     
  3. ccstar800

    ccstar800 Out Of The Brooder

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    Its a Barred Rock
     
  4. ccstar800

    ccstar800 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hen
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cockerel.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    The light barring and red comb and wattle development are all screaming Barred Rock cockerel.
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm really not seeing a Cockerel, especially for the age. Not positive on Pullet, but I'd sure expect more sex traits from a male this old. I don't think the bird is pure bred and that could account for the color variation. Maybe post again in a few weeks and let us know? Of course, crowing at any time means male.....
     
  9. Aprildeesunshin

    Aprildeesunshin Out Of The Brooder

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    Only cockerels develop that fine feathering around the neck. Also, the tail feather is lifted. I believe it is a cockerel.
     
  10. wyandottegirl

    wyandottegirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking cockerel! He's very pretty though.[​IMG]
     

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