Rooster or hen Barred Rock?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by watsonhorse, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. watsonhorse

    watsonhorse Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my 2 month old Barred Rock Bantam. Does any one know if this is a hen or a rooster?
     
  2. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a cockerel (rooster under one year) His comb is big and reddening, his wattles also.
     
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  3. fuzziecreatures

    fuzziecreatures Chillin' With My Peeps

    I see feathered legs.. barred rock don't have feathered legs. Do marans come in bantam? Or he's a mix with a feather legged breed and barred rock.
     
  4. watsonhorse

    watsonhorse Out Of The Brooder

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    He must be a mix then, the breeder we bought him from told us he was just a regular Barred Rock Bantam
     
  5. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    Well it seems like the breeder wasn't giving true facts! He's very pretty.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree rooster at two months. He's not a barred cochin, so must be a barred rock mix, like a bantam bsl roo with a feather footed daddy?
     
  7. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks like a barred cochin to me, and cockerels at that.

    I'm no expert though [​IMG]
     

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