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Needed--Barred Rock pullet pictures

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

  1. redneck

    redneck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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.

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  3. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

    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

    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 Premium Member

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    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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