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What is it!? Hope she's not a he....

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by pritchettfarm, Aug 12, 2014.

  1. pritchettfarm

    pritchettfarm New Egg

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    This is one of my barred rocks, just about 4 months old...& I'm worried she might be a he?! Can someone help me figure out the best way to ID it?
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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  3. BayBay Peepers

    BayBay Peepers Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG] It's a little fuzzy on my end, but I think it's a she.
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! X2 try posting in the What Breed/Gender forum, picture is fuzzy but it does look like a pullet from that.
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    My Barred Rocks are 15 weeks old, one week less than your bird, and they don't have nearly the comb that yours does....
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    So if your bird is indeed 16 weeks old, I vote cockerel, not pullet.
     
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  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. I agree with TwoCrows. I think you have a cockerel, but I would definitely recommend posting on What Breed or Gender is This? Please feel free to ask any more questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your BR.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I think male also but, I know nothing about barred rocks, get opinions from BR breeders or wait a few more weeks and I'm sure you'll know positively
     

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