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Barred rock chick. Hen or rooster

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by homestead 101, Feb 12, 2017.

  1. homestead 101

    homestead 101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    To young to tell. Feather sexing can Only be done with certain breeds and it has to be done usually within a day or so of hatching-----If I HAD to guess I would say a pullet but nothing to do with the feathers. BUT in about 2 to 3 months you should be able to see what it is.
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    At 5-6 weeks the size and color of comb and wattles should tell the tale on the males....especially if you have other chicks the same age to compare it too.
     
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  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Too young to sex, since only certain crosses can be wing/feather sexed. I would post new photos of it when it is 6-8 weeks old. By then, gender signs like lighter/darker barring and a larger comb and wattles will be more evident.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. ajrisley

    ajrisley New Egg

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    I need help also. We have had our girls for 1 week today.

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  7. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    Again to young to sex. If they are barred rock, you should be able to tell in a couple months. If they are black sex-links you are going to have a lot of Crowing!!
     
  8. homestead 101

    homestead 101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chick 2,3 are pullets, don't know about 1
     
  9. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    If I HAD to guess, I would Agree except 1 I would guess was a cockeral!
     
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