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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

    Dec 7, 2013
    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.

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

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

    Mattsiewrt94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 5, 2013
    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

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon

    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

    Dec 7, 2013
    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

    Apr 29, 2013
    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

    Jul 24, 2013
    All of your chickens look like pullets to me.

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