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Roo or Hen?!?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by emo1072, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. emo1072

    emo1072 Hatching

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    I have four 10 week old chickens. One Australorp and three Barred Rocks. One of the barred rocks has a big comb and wattles and all the rest are very small. They are all the same color in their barring (not whiter like a barred rock roo) and have the black down the front of their legs. I am curious if that one is a roo or not. She has also been making a loud sort of bwaaak sound that the others don't make. They are all supposed to be female, I purchased them from Meyer Hatchery. I'm hoping it's not a roo cause I live in a sub-division and won't be a
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    ble to keep it if it is. I would appreciate any advice on the subject from you...Thanks in advance!!!
     

  2. chickentooth

    chickentooth In the Brooder

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    Sorry for the news but at the age you describe that is a rooster.
     
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  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    I agree....roo.
     
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  6. ChucktheChick

    ChucktheChick Songster

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    Boy sorry
     
  7. emo1072

    emo1072 Hatching

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    thanks guys... that kind of sucks...puts me down from five chickens to three egg layers
     

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