Roos or not...?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JodyJo, Nov 29, 2010.

  1. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been posting for a long time, now to make sure my chicks are now quite large and may be easier for someone to identify...I want to sell the Roos, and not feed them through our cold winter...I have 9, I have pics of a few and should be able to make certain with only the few pics I post...HELP! I know they are Barred Rock and Australorp...what sex?


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  2. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both of the Barred Rocks are roos. Lighter coloring, and I see saddle feathers on pic 1. Can't say for sure on the Aussie. Could you maybe get a better profile shot? Also, how old are they?
     
  3. aussieheelr

    aussieheelr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi neighbor. The BRs are both roos but that black one (BA?) has a shadow over it's saddle... so can't get a good glimpse of those feathers. Need a better pic on that one.
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Both Rocks are cockerels, the Australorp has too small and dark of a comb to be a cockerel, and the tail is a typical young pullet tail. [​IMG]
     
  5. Mtn Cur

    Mtn Cur Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. chicken wild

    chicken wild Chillin' With My Peeps

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    both barred rocks are roos
     
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  8. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

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  9. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are some updated shots of a few of the chickens, I think everyone is right, out of 9 I have 7 roos....drat!

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    all 4 BR look like this one, I suspect Roos...
     
  10. shandiane78

    shandiane78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now with the updated pic, the Australorp looks like a roo too....Or is that a different bird from the one in the first pic?
     
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