Barred Rock almost 4 weeks - Any guess on gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jdoane, Aug 31, 2013.

  1. jdoane

    jdoane Songster

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    This is my Barred Rock who is two days short of a month old. I'm thinking pullet but would love some opinions. Anyone???

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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    As of right now, it looks like a pullet. The comb isn't particularly large/red and the coloring is dark (male Barred Rocks are typically lighter in color than the females).
     
  3. jdoane

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    Fingers crossed! [​IMG] That's what I'm hoping!
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Looks like a pullet to me. If her comb hasn't changed much in the next two weeks, you can rest easy. Barred rock boys aren't usually shy about their masculinity lol.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

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    I'd say that it is a pullet. The coloring is dark and the comb isn't red or large yet.
     
  6. jdoane

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    OK So took "her" 4 week picture today and noticed her comb and waddle is starting to pink up. Do you still think "she's" still a she?

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  7. BantamLover21

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    I"m not sure any more...Those legs look rather thick, and the stance/eye is that of a cockerel (IMO). The comb/wattle development is concerning, too. For now, I change my guess to cockerel.
     
  8. jdoane

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    I know we just guessing at this point but UGH! [​IMG]
     
  9. jdoane

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    Forgot to ask. Does the pinking up usually come and go. Comb was a little pink this morning like when I took the picture but later in the day didn't look very pink at all.
     

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