Originally Posted by katssmilin
We just got new peeps from TSC. They are so cute. We wanted to get all female but they only had straight run RIR's. I am hoping that at least four of these are female. We can't have roosters so if they turn out male I'll be heartbroken. Has anyone had luck getting females from TSC?
Are those primary feathers white?
Originally Posted by realsis
plymouth Rock pullets would be "Barred Rock" females . A Barred "Plymouth" Rock female Chick would look like a black chick with a yellow breast and a white round dot on its head.
That's if they were barred Rocks. Hatcheries also have white, buff and partridge Rocks. I do know TSC gets white Rocks in from time to time. Of course they then mix them up with Leghorns and Cornish X.