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PostPosted: Thu Nov 05, 2015 2:01 pm 
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I have 3 barred rock chicks (6 weeks) - they are the ones that I kept because I thought they were cockerels (the pullets had much darker feathering).

A bit confused about one of them, who seems to have a much smaller comb, doesn't have the rooster "stance", but has the same double barred feathers (except maybe a bit darker on the head). Legs seem smaller too.

Is it possible it might be a pullet with that colouring?
Or just a slow developing roo?

They come from a reputable breeder.

Thoughts please!

(it's the one to the right of the first picture):
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and the one on the left of the second picture:


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 05, 2015 4:44 pm 
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Pullet, light barred. You probably got rid of the dark barred pullets.


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 05, 2015 7:20 pm 
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Really? I was hoping that is something that exists (dark barred pullet) - most people seem to think that kind of colouring indicates roo?


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 3:52 pm 
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Is it smaller that the others? looks younger. It is light barred male colouring, too light for a pullet.


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