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3 Barred Rocks 9 weeks old - what gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Just Three, May 12, 2011.

  1. Just Three

    Just Three New Egg

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    I have three BRs nine weeks old. I've been assuming two were roos, because they grew faster and their combs developed and turned red earlier than the third. They also seem to be more energetic and will occasionally face off and make a quick peck at one another. But now that I've been looking at other pics on BYC, the feathers on mine aren't nearly as bright as the pics of BR roos here. What do you think?


    This is Luna. We're pretty sure she's a pullet.
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    This is Holly, one of the maybe-roos?
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    This is Wiggie. S/he rules the roost, with occasional challenge from Holly.
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    Holly and Wiggie are up top in this one:
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    One more with Wiggie out in front:
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    My kids are dying to know what's what and who's who. What do you think?
     
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  2. StormyMoon

    StormyMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They all look pullet to me

    These are my Barred rocks from last year see the guy up front thats Mr Grey
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    We lost Mr Grey but we still have our girls
    This was taken in Feb 2011
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  3. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To be honest... they all look like pullets to me. More black than white & dark fronts to their legs.
     
  4. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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  5. kera!

    kera! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    THREE PUllets just sit back and wait for eggs![​IMG][​IMG]
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    All girls.
     
  7. Little_Rooster66

    Little_Rooster66 Out Of The Brooder

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    They all look like pullets to me they are too dark to be roos.

    Here is a pic of one of my 11 week old roos.

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  8. egg_tastic

    egg_tastic Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. Just Three

    Just Three New Egg

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    I'm so excited that we might get to keep them all! Thanks, everyone. I'll let you know how it turns out!
     
  10. kemclaughlin

    kemclaughlin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my 7 week roo...

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