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Got 4 babies today that are 5 weeks old someone mentioned that this barred rock babies comb looks big but i dont see any red. since this my first go around I need your help smile.png Thanks!



Edited by ClearSkye - 4/25/16 at 1:12pm
1 Standard Schnauzer who is totally fascinated by 2 Barred Rocks and 2 Black Australorps
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post #2 of 6

Rooster. Barred rock.

post #3 of 6

To young to say for sure but I think you have a pullet.

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I want her to be a her so bad... Dang if you dont get attached fast lol.

What signs should i be looking for? A girlfriend of mine asked if it was dropping its wings, but I am clueless.
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Originally Posted by ClearSkye View Post

I want her to be a her so bad... Dang if you dont get attached fast lol.

What signs should i be looking for? A girlfriend of mine asked if it was dropping its wings, but I am clueless.

Well if the barring is whiter that is normally a sign, here are a few photos

Cockerel on the left and pullet on the right, though some pullets have bigger combs.

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Honestly at this age you can never really be sure, I have 50% chance of being wrong and 50% chance of being right.


Edited by Chicken Girl1 - 4/25/16 at 2:18pm

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post #6 of 6
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Well both have the same coloring whiteness wise so it's a waiting game. Thanks for the input!!
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