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what breed is this? and is it a rooster or hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hchorselover, Sep 24, 2010.

  1. hchorselover

    hchorselover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does anyone know what breed the black and gold one is? And are they a rooster or a hens? Which would seem like a dumb question (seeing how much different they look) but when I was looking on the internet at barred rocks and the roosters had small combs, about as small as my hens! but still I'm 90% sure it's a hen... I REALLY need to know because because we can't name them till we know [​IMG] also at what age does a rooster try to crow and what does it sound? Thanks! [​IMG]
     
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  2. hchorselover

    hchorselover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow those are small pictures you cant even see them! how do you make them bigger (or is that just my laptop)
     
  3. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your barred rock is a hen and the gold and black is a roo. Not sure of the breed of the roo though.
     
  4. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    BR is a hen and the other neat looking one is a roo:) I have no idea what kind though some sort of mix?
     
  5. hchorselover

    hchorselover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feel so dumb! [​IMG] haha i can't believe I didnt know that [​IMG]
    anyway thanks! that's what I thought I just needed reassuring [​IMG] I have no idea if it's a mix because they were both supposed to be barred rock's but that's obviously not the case
     
  6. hchorselover

    hchorselover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just bumping this up because I still need the breed [​IMG]
     
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    First is a Barred Rock. Second is simply a mutt - Looks like someone tried crossing a Gold Laced Wyandotte with something else. . .
     
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    The cockerel is a cross of some sort. The comb looks somewhat like that of a buttercup. He is going to grow up to be a neat looking rooster.
     
  10. bruinfan

    bruinfan Out Of The Brooder

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    The cockrel is a mutt (I mean that in a good way!). It looks like he has olive and yellow toes in the second pic. It may be he has some EE in him. Either way enjoy them both.
     

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