Barred Rock...boy or girl

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by skamohai, Oct 14, 2015.

  1. skamohai

    skamohai Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey guys!! I know that's a boy on the right side...but does anyone have any idea what gender the one on the left is??? They are almost 3 months...Thanks a lot for the input[​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    How old? I'm leaning towards cockerel.
     
  3. BellsCluckers

    BellsCluckers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am thinking the one with brighter red waddles and comb is roo.
     
  4. skamohai

    skamohai Out Of The Brooder

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    I was told they are about 10-12 weeks old. They seem a little younger to me tho. They are same age...the lady told me that they are boys...but the one on the left is much smaller than the boy on the right side...the right is noticibly lighter too. I'll be happy with whatever gender it is but just very curious because of the size and color
     
  5. BellsCluckers

    BellsCluckers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Something in in me wants to say pullet... But the way its holding itself is making me question that.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Given its light baring and the size and redness of its comb and wattles at that age, the one on the right is a cockerel. The one on the left has the light barring typical of a cockerel, but the lack of comb and wattle development says pullet so I'm leaning toward pullet on it. However, time will tell for sure.
     
  7. skamohai

    skamohai Out Of The Brooder

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    Right! My boy on the right definitely shows his male traits...but lefty over there is so sweet and petite compared to the brother!! Thanks for your input...boy or girl, he/she is still apart of the family...can't wait to find out what he/she actually is. All my other laying hens love them!
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think Lefty is a pullet
     

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