Barred rock pullet of cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lauren212, Aug 19, 2016.

  1. lauren212

    lauren212 Out Of The Brooder

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    They are 13 or 14 weeks old. I just picked them up two weeks ago. I was told they were hens but the breeder sexed them useing a needle and thread above their heads and depending which way it swung determined the sex. Does that work? There hasn't been any crowing yet but they are aggressive and have large combs and very thick legs. Do you think these are hens?

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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    That needle thing is dead on accurate...........


    50% of the time [​IMG]


    But in this case you lucked out, they're both pullets.
     
  3. puffypoo22

    puffypoo22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    pullets that is funny, I can't believe people still believe in that stuff. Maybe was just putting on a show for you, to get you to buy them
     
  5. lauren212

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    It looked like a strange method to me too. She had over 1000birds and that's how she sexed them all. Thanks for the replies!
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Haha! That's funny. You got lucky [​IMG]
     

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