at what age

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sheila3935, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    at what age do barred rock roos get their saddle feathers? I have some that are questionable. I know are roos they have pointy tail feathers and are starting to screech. The other 2 have larger combs and wattles but their tail feathers are more rounded. Hacle feathers are still not in all just rounded fuzzy necks they are almost 8 weeks old. One is really light and has the pointy tail feathers that why I think roo. The other is male! He ate a bug that gave him a tummyache and some nasty stick poo.We had to clean his vent feathers and while doing that out popped a bump. But the others not sure my neighbor had a pullet that got red big comb and wattle early. I am going to give some away but want to make sure roo dont want to be giving away a pullet by mistake. For sure I only have 1 pullet.
     
  2. tberryer

    tberryer Out Of The Brooder

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    It seems to me in the 3 - 4 month range. There's an easier way to sex BRs though. Look at the feathers. If the bars are about equal width black/white, then it is male. If the black bars are wider than the white, female. Post a photo.
     
  3. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lindy am sure a roo

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    penguin am sure roo

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    olive or oliver
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    2 roos?
     
  4. laughaha

    laughaha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guess is that olive is the only girl
     

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