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Needed--Barred Rock pullet pictures

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by redneck, Jun 25, 2008.

  1. redneck

    redneck Songster

    May 25, 2007
    I have ordered 7 Barred Rocks and 7 Black Giants. Well now I cant tell them apart. They are right 4 weeks old and I have a few with white starting to show. It is in a checker board fashion. I am thinking that these are my BR's. I will take some pictures and post them.
  2. poopcoop

    poopcoop Songster

    Mar 17, 2008
    Swansea, SC
    She is about 12 weeks old in this picture. She had a white spot on her head when she was a baby and we named her Gizmo. I don't know if this will help.


  3. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

    Apr 20, 2008
    Birnamwood, Wisconsin
    How old are they? If they are still small the barred rock will have a white spot on the head. They don't anymore by 3-4 weeks...then you start seeing barring
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Maybe you should post a pic. Barred Rocks are striped/barred, not checkerboard. And they show barring on the first wing feathers way before 4 weeks old.
  5. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Apr 22, 2008
    upstate SC
    The Black Giants were always bigger than my Barred Rocks. The Black Giants look like they are wearing a tuxedo but the Barred Rocks don't. And my Giants started getting white tips on their wing tips where my Barred Rocks didn't. But both breeds were very flippant. Now at 5 weeks there is a huge difference in appearance since the Barred rocks are very well barred. You should be able to see the barring by now on your Barred Rocks.

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