Unsure of gender, Barred Rock cross

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by nseagoon, Feb 16, 2017.

  1. nseagoon

    nseagoon New Egg

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    Hi all.
    I have a Barred rock cross (with Orpington I believe) but I'm unsure of the gender due to many unusual behaviors.
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    I should note that's its rooster brother the black one in the background lying on the bin.
     
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  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  3. nseagoon

    nseagoon New Egg

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    Okay thanks.
    The reason i wasn't sure was his (half) brother has distinctive, long tail feathers,
     
  4. nseagoon

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    Here's the brother for comparison
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  5. nseagoon

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    Here's the brother for comparison
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  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Cockerel.
     
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    Cockerel.
     
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