Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chickengirl47, Feb 10, 2012.

  1. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this a rooster?
     
  2. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Nope, that's a pullet. Roosters will have slender, stringy feathers on their necks (hackles) and on their backs (saddles). And with Barred Rocks like your girl, their coloring is much lighter than the females.
     
  3. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't think so!
     
  4. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope. That girl will lay nice big brown eggs for ya.
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    pullet you will get a creamish colored egg from her with possable speckles
     
  6. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do you figure? Rocks are brown egg layers. Never seen a cream or speckled egg from any of mine, though they're on the lighter side of brown.

     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Barred rock hen
     
  8. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    it's an off shade of brown (i dont really consider the egg color brown but creamish to me its so light of a color) and ours sometimes have speckles not all the time but sometimes. they are hatchery and were supposed to be wayndotts but were 2 dom roos 1 dom hen and 2 br hens
     
  9. It's a pullet
     
  10. egg-cellent

    egg-cellent Chillin' With My Peeps

    For sure a pullet.
     

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