Barred Rock and RIR: Ladies or Gentlemen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sarahelca, Feb 17, 2014.

  1. Sarahelca

    Sarahelca New Egg

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    I posted a while ago but my chicks are now 18 weeks old. I'm fairly certain Large Marge (my EE) and Wee-bey (Golden Buff) are ladies but I'm still on the fence about Omar (Barred Plymouth Rock) and Hot Wings (RIR). If it helps, no one is crowing.

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    Hot Wings and Omar deciding whether to peck at my wedding ring.
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    Hot Wings in forground, Wee-bey behind
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    Omar and Large Marge
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    Hot Wings

    Thanks for any help you can provide!
     
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2014
  2. Mattsiewrt94

    Mattsiewrt94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm 90% sure your barred rock is a hen because when my rooster was that hold it had a lot bigger comb and all that and he still ain't a year old and he's this big haha I thinks he's about 10 months old [​IMG]
    I have all the same chickens you do lol most of them anyway
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    They're all female. From the looks of things, they should be laying, if not now, then withing the next few weeks. Pretty flock!
     
  4. Sarahelca

    Sarahelca New Egg

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    My husband has been begging me to stop obsessing about it but I'm so happy for someone else to say that. We're in a residential neighborhood and we cannot have a rooster. I've grown super fond of them all. No one has laid yet but I'm anxiously waiting.
     
  5. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Girls! Look for the squat. When I paid attention, my EE laid exactly a week after she squatted and my cochin laid 8 days after squatting.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    All of your chickens look like pullets to me.
     

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