3 week old BR

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by khouston, Sep 23, 2014.

  1. khouston

    khouston Out Of The Brooder

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    Guess on gender?[​IMG]
     
  2. khouston

    khouston Out Of The Brooder

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  3. khouston

    khouston Out Of The Brooder

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    These are two different ones, any experts out there that care to take a guess?
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    first one is pinging my roo-dar, but the second looks like a pullet.
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    LOL, good one, Rachel! Second is a pullet, I'd say, probably first one a cockerel. This is if they are pure Barred Rocks and not a cross-that will muddy the waters quite a bit, making sexing by normal methods much harder.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    LOL! I would say that's as good a guess as any. I would suggest posting them again in about 3 weeks.
     
  7. khouston

    khouston Out Of The Brooder

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    haha! thanks. was hoping i had two pullets... but i was leaning toward that guess as well.
     
  8. khouston

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    They are supposed to be plymouth barred rocks.. was hoping i had two layers on my hands.. i live in residential so i will have to rehome the roo if she turns out to be a he..
    i was thinking the same thing bc of leg color and the feathering on the pullet(2nd one) and that head spot on the 1st one says roo all over it.. crossing my fingers im wrong though.
     
  9. khouston

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    i will post more pictures in 3 weeks.. for another go round :) thanks guys
     
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    To give you hope, my first ever BR hen looked exactly like a cockerel as a chick, from head spot to light color to almost no dark on the leg fronts. She lived to be the mother of many sons who were all no lighter than she was. That was Lexie, to those who remember her.
     
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