4 wks old- partridge and barred rocks. Girls or boys?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lemurchaser, Apr 14, 2008.

  1. lemurchaser

    lemurchaser Songster

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    I have 5 chicks that should be all pullets, but I'm starting to wonder. Two of the partridge rocks have brown combs, and one has a bright yellow comb. Then the 2 barred rocks have bright yellow combs. What should I be looking for as far as which is which?

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    Agnes-feet
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    Agnes-pretty girl (or boy)?
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    Mildred- slow to feather and has a brown comb
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    Mabel- yellow comb and even yellower legs
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    Mabel
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    Mabel
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    Mildred
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    Ethel or Maude
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  2. hcammack

    hcammack Crowing

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    With Barred Rocks you can usualy tell because females will have a dark streak down the front of there legs and when they are smaller they will have smaller white head spots compared to the males. I am not sure about partridge rock.

    Good Luck Hope for pullets,
    Henry
     
  3. scgamecock

    scgamecock Songster

    Jan 18, 2008
    Conway SC
    The Partridge Rocks are all pullets.The males have a completely different feather pattern than females.
     

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