Barred Plymouth Rock Gender!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BarredCometLaced, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. BarredCometLaced

    BarredCometLaced Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got a barred Plymouth rock chick 2 weeks that was supposed to be a hen, but now we aren't so sure... Can anyone help?? Or, is it too early to tell?

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    This is of her feet, apparently, that can help with sexing?

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    Also, i am knew at raising chickens; any tips?
     
  2. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    I am pretty sure it is a female because it has more dark on her feathers than white. Males would be more half and half with the b/w and appear lighter in color. Just read here on BYC and ask questions and you will find plenty of info about chicken care. [​IMG]

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  3. The Turken Lady

    The Turken Lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think that your chick is a pullet also. [​IMG] She's very cute.
     
  4. BarredCometLaced

    BarredCometLaced Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks fo the responses! I really hope she's a pullet because roosters aren't aloud in our neighborhood.
     
  5. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

    Kind of early to tell, but I vote pullet. [​IMG]
    [​IMG] from NY!
     
  6. BarredCometLaced

    BarredCometLaced Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys! I've got my fingers crossed! Luckily, we found someone who could take her if she is a roo. I really hope she's a pullet... She is so interesting!
     
  7. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am raising 3 pullets right now, and raised 5 roos last year, yours looks like a pullet...as to what do you need to know about chicks, just do some searching here on this site, and ask any questions you want, NONE are stupid...poop, food, feathers, whatever..ask away, we are all here to help you out! Check the "Raising Baby Chicks" thread, it should help you out, or go to the home page and find the Basics link...good luck!
     
  8. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

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    Going against popular opinion, with that huge white spot on his head and those big honkin' legs, I say cockerel. Sorry if I am right.
     
  9. BarredCometLaced

    BarredCometLaced Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When do you think it will be definite that she is a roo or pullet? When do roos start crowing?
     
  10. CindyJeann

    CindyJeann Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BR Pullets have little round eraser sized white dots on the top of thier heads. Cockerels have big blotchy spots. I think you have a boy.
     

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