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Help Sexing white rocks

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I have 5 straight run white rocks approx 7 to 8 weeks old. they all started to get combs and wattles at the same time a few weeks ago, so I assumed they were all cockerels. this one has considerably larger and brighter colored wattles than the rest, so I'm assuming he's a boy. more pics in comments bc I can only upload 1 at a time while mobile.
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boy as well?
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Anything with a bright pink comb by 10 weeks old is usually going to be a cockerel.


Edited by junebuggena - 4/12/16 at 6:48pm
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Originally Posted by junebuggena View Post

Anything with a bright pink comb by 10 weeks old is usually going to be a cockerel.


see this is what threw me off, haha. I have pullets that have them top, but they're dark brahmas.
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Pullets don't start to turn red in the comb until they are getting close to laying eggs. That usually happens sometime after 14 weeks old, and the redder they get the closer they are to laying. Cockerels turn red in the comb much earlier.

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agree

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