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The age old question...Roo or Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by wesharkins, Aug 28, 2013.

  1. wesharkins

    wesharkins New Egg

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    This bird is about 16 weeks old. Rooster or Hen? We have two other white rocks and it is very obvious they are both roosters. This bird has always been the largest of the run since we received them and have always thought she was a hen.
     
  2. KelsiNS

    KelsiNS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That looks like a very handsome boy. See how the tail feathers curve down? I hope my boy turns out so pretty!
     
  3. Tricoglossus

    Tricoglossus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cock-a-doodle roo! [​IMG]

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  4. SuburbSpurs

    SuburbSpurs Chillin' With My Peeps

    He's a rooster, he has sickle feathers coming in. If I may say though, he is gorgeous.
     
  5. SuburbSpurs

    SuburbSpurs Chillin' With My Peeps

    I made this for you so you can compare to the other guy or other birds int he future.
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    Good luck and welcome to BYC <3
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Rooster.
     
  7. wesharkins

    wesharkins New Egg

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    Thank you for your help. I was almost certain for the longest time it was a hen. I got two white rocks at the same time and this barred chick grew much bigger and faster than the other two. Although much smaller, it became obvious both white ones were roosters. The combs grew faster and they got sickle feathers probably a month before the barred began to grow them. They also both crow but the barred rock kind of just makes two syllable noises.
     
  8. wesharkins

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    This is the same bird at 10 weeks.
     
  9. KelsiNS

    KelsiNS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How cute! :) yep-all boy.
     
  10. ClucksAndPeeps

    ClucksAndPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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