17 week old BR/BO - can you confirm sex please?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Delphinium, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. Delphinium

    Delphinium Out Of The Brooder

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    We *think* these are girls, but this is our first experience with chickens, and aren't sure. Do you agree or do you think we have a boy(s)? Thank you!!

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    "Fluff" Barred Rock
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    "Fuzzworth" Barred Rock "Henny Penny" Buff Orpington
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    Fluff, HP, and Fuzzworth
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    Henny Penny
     
  2. slackwater

    slackwater Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see girl chickens.
     
  3. luvmypyr

    luvmypyr Out Of The Brooder

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    they all look like girls to me too.
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    All pullets.
     
  5. Kait27

    Kait27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At 17 weeks, they'd most likely be telling you if they were a rooster. That buff is definitely a hen, looks just like mine did. Barred Rock roosters tend to be lighter in color- more white. They would also have much more developed and redder combs and waddles if they were boys. Do any of them do the "egg squat" when you reach to touch them? That's a hen "assuming the position." They will do this right before beginning to lay- a sign of sexual maturity.
     
  6. Yard full o' rocks

    Yard full o' rocks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    100% all girls!
     
  7. Chicken_Lover4567

    Chicken_Lover4567 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good job! You got all girls! [​IMG] Wish I had the same luck every now and again [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Definitely all ladies.
     
  9. kingdr85

    kingdr85 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep....girls
     
  10. Delphinium

    Delphinium Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all so much for taking a look at our girls! I haven't seen any 'egg squatting' yet, but I'll keep looking.
     

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