Barred Rock at 3.5 Weeks - A Girl I think

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Montana-Hens, May 10, 2008.

  1. Montana-Hens

    Montana-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my first time, and I bought four female chicks, and am anxious to confirm that they are all ladies...

    This the Barred Rock. Based on what all of you have said online I think she is a lady. What do you think...or is it still to early to tell?

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  2. scgamecock

    scgamecock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2008
    Conway SC
    I think you are correct. [​IMG]
     
  3. petlove

    petlove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My BR's look like that too at 5 weeks now. They have a small comb. I sure hope they are girls. [​IMG]
     
  4. Half-a-dozen

    Half-a-dozen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes...girl...[​IMG]
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    pullet!
     
  6. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Quote:Yep, female it is.
     
  7. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes hen [​IMG]
     
  8. 12 Acres

    12 Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    DEFINITE girl! She's a cutie too. [​IMG]
     
  9. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    I had heard that the BRs can be sexed by the white spot on their head, if they're pure. I'm assuming that means pullets have the white spot? I have a LBxBR, and it has the white spot... looks like a girl so far...[​IMG]
    ???
     
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Actually, they both have the white spot, just that usually the pullets have a smaller, more defined one and the cockerels have a larger, splotchier one. Doesn't always work, though, and there are other factors like the wider white bars on the boys and the darker legs on the girls.
     

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