Roo? (Barred Rock)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by L&L, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. L&L

    L&L Out Of The Brooder

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    Pics taken at 3 weeks of age. I know it might be a little early still to tell for sure, but...I am thinking this chick is looking undeniably roo-ish, so I would love to hear what some of you think.

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  2. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    oh yeah hes a boy [​IMG]
     
  3. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Well if the comb and wattles didn't do it for you, you've got proof in the feather color! LOL!
     
  4. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    It's a boy!
     
  5. L&L

    L&L Out Of The Brooder

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    LOL, thanks for the replies. I thought it was pretty obvious. Anyone want a rooster? [​IMG]
     
  6. cw

    cw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he looks identical to our rock koowhen he was that way,
    are you you really gonna give him away?
    if you ever want a roo he is the one to have
    ours is very gentel with kids and the hens
     
  7. L&L

    L&L Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I don't know yet, but I think we might. Besides this little guy, there are still two other rooster "suspects" in our small group of 7 chicks...which would only leave us with 4 pullets, if I am right. We weren't planning to get a rooster so early on, not until we had more hens to keep him happy. And if there are 3 roos...we'll have to decide which one to keep, if any. I do like the BR's though.
     
  8. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Overrun With Chickens

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    Nice little BR boy. Gotta love BR's more often than not the roos are OBVIOUS early. Comb wattles, stance, color all screaming roo by three or four weeks.
     

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