Oh lordy. Do I have a barred rooster??! Help! (pic)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Stephaniejane, Oct 25, 2011.

  1. Stephaniejane

    Stephaniejane New Egg

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    I'm new to all of this, so go easy on me!
    This one has a large comb, and its much much more red than the other girls, who are more pink.
    This one is also bigger, and bolder, not sure that matters. No crowing though...

    THIS one is the one in question:

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    This is the one I'm comparing it to...

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    THanks!
     
  2. Lisa0318

    Lisa0318 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes it looks like a rooster. pretty handsome one too.
     
  3. sfw2

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  4. Cherstin

    Cherstin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely a roo! My BR roos were the friendliest roos I ever saw, so I hope you can keep him ... he'll take good care of the ladies! [​IMG]
     
  5. Stephaniejane

    Stephaniejane New Egg

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    Ok, so another dumb question.

    1. Does this mean all eggs are fertilized?
    2. I dont want chicks, so obviously I can just put the eggs in the fridge like i've been doing for months, yes?
    haha that sounds so dumb.
     
  6. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Not dumb! [​IMG] The eggs will have a chance of being fertilized. If you collect them regularly, you will be fine.
     
  7. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    If it is pure BR - it is NOT a ROOSTER. BR roos are much lighter than the hens. This looks a lot like my Dixie (although your girl's comb is bigger), when she just started laying.. Can you give us details like age, and better pictures of her tail and hackle feathers?

    My BR roo is only 4 months old and has a flowing tail..

    ETA: fixed typo [​IMG]
     
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  8. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Quote:I think you meant to say not a roo..... [​IMG]
     
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  9. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:I think you meant to say not a roo..... [​IMG]

    Yes.. My friends are distracting me [​IMG]

    It looks very much LIKE a hen [​IMG]
     
  10. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see a hen also...looks like my 3 hens and does NOT look like my 5 roos!

    You can still eat the eggs....collect them as you do now.

    My 3 girls:
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    One of my roos:
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    **I don't see any saddle or hackle feathers on yours.
     

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