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Male/Female BR

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by crazychickymom, Jul 26, 2016.

  1. crazychickymom

    crazychickymom Out Of The Brooder

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    Just wondering if anyone knows.. the bird in the first two pics has a much larger comb then the bird in the second two pics.. I got my chicks at the same time and they are now about 4 weeks. Why is the comb on JUST ONE much larger than the combs on the rest? Also, this one bird is lighter..




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  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC!

    Your bird is a cockerel. BR cockerels will have much lighter barring and larger combs than pullets.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    yes, indeed
     
  4. crazychickymom

    crazychickymom Out Of The Brooder

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    ****.... surely didn't want that answer, but that is what I suspected! He is much more aggressive with me so far too.. I move them to an outdoor pen every day, and at night bring them back to the coop.. he puts up such a fuss!
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. crazychickymom

    crazychickymom Out Of The Brooder

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    I have found a home for the barred rock cockeral... he took two hens with him! I couldn't stand the thought of him being alone.
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Congrats on the re-home!
     
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  8. HomeSweetFarm

    HomeSweetFarm Just Hatched

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    Is always nice when you can find a good home for a rooster.
     
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