Barred rock chicks - pullets(hopefully)?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Atlantakycklingar, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. Atlantakycklingar

    Atlantakycklingar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey, I bought a bunch of pullet chicks, but being in intown Atlanta, roosters just won't work well with the neighbors. But it looks like one of my barred rocks is looking more like a roo, but I'm hoping I'm just paranoid. Can anybody help me sex these chicks? Thanks in advance!

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    The two next to each other.

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    RIR sammich!

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    The suspected roo. Very light shading on the legs, slightly larger white bars on the feathers, bigger(but symmetrical) white spot on the head, and comb is coming in.

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    Suspected roo from the top.

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    Pretty sure this is a pullet

    Thoughts? Keeping my fingers crossed!
     
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  2. guineaman

    guineaman Out Of The Brooder

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    big comb,light legs, my vote roo
     
  3. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Using the first picture: Pullet on the left, cockerel on the right.
     
  4. corgiscatsandchickens

    corgiscatsandchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're not paranoid. You've got one of each.[​IMG]
     
  5. workinnanie

    workinnanie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of each!
     
  6. vickie2133

    vickie2133 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with everyone, you got a roo.
     
  7. Atlantakycklingar

    Atlantakycklingar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awwww stink...he's got the *best* personality too. Always the first to come for treats - by far my best chicken football player.

    Oh well, gonna have to trade 'im out. Any problem introducing a new chick(s) to 3-5 week olds?
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  8. KandiandJerry

    KandiandJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree you have one of each........
     
  9. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Shouldn't be much of a problem as long as they are relatively the same size.

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  10. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x2!
     

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