barred rock genders????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bturbo87, Jun 1, 2010.

  1. bturbo87

    bturbo87 Songster

    Apr 22, 2010
    these are my two that came out of the pullet bin, they are six weeks old. i was disappointed about 3 weeks ago when i posted them and was told i have a pullet and a cross dresser (cockrel), but i just saw a three week old cockrel on here yesterday that looks NOTHING, like the one i have that everyone said cockrel. so im reposting and keeping my fingers crossed. im sorry about blurry pics, but you all know they dont sit still.

    heres the one they said was cockrel at three weeks.

    and pullet at three weeks

    and now at 6 weeks

    supposed cockrel

    supposed pullet

    and both (pullet on right in both pics)

    thanks everyone for the help
    Last edited: Jun 1, 2010
  2. allieloveschickens

    allieloveschickens Songster

    May 20, 2010
    San Diego
    They both look like pullets to me, my three week old BR girls look just like them!
  3. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Songster

    Feb 1, 2009
    College Station, Tx
    I think they had it right the first time. Cockerel and pullet.
  4. bturbo87

    bturbo87 Songster

    Apr 22, 2010
    anyone else?
  5. Vedwards

    Vedwards Songster

    Apr 13, 2010
    Corpus Christi, Texas
    They both look like pullets to me too.
  6. Tiss

    Tiss Songster

    May 8, 2010
    Look like girls to me. It's hard to see if they have the dark wash on the fronts of their legs, but their combs aren't showing any color. I think my BR pullets are around 13 weeks and they are finally getting a little red in their faces.
  7. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Songster

    Feb 4, 2010
    Glasgow, Scotland
    I thought BRs were considered an autosexing breed cause you can usually tell them apart from the size of the yellow blob on their heads when they're day-olds? In any case, going by the wing feathers and the tails, I'd say you've got one of each. The first one definitely looks like a little man to me.
  8. Mandalina

    Mandalina Songster

    Apr 1, 2009
    look like girls to me.Your "crossdresser"<-LOL does have a few rooish qualities but overall appears female.
  9. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Both pullets. My cockerals had more developed combs at that age. Plus the coloring doesn't look light enough for a cockeral. Here's my cockeral at about 6 weeks. (on the left, obviously)
  10. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Just went back and looked at my 6 wk. pictures. Your guy/gal in question does have more white than my BR did at that age, but I'm still casting my vote with pullet. My girls comb looked better developed than his/hers. Mine also has a wash of black down the front of the legs, which I see on yours.

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