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Barred Rock - Roo or Hen!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TheresaMae, Mar 29, 2016.

  1. TheresaMae

    TheresaMae Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought 6 Barred Rock new chicks. Very cute and getting along very well with my new Red Stars.
    I picked them and I am fairly certain I did a miserable job. Please help!

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  2. TheresaMae

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    The photos are in order by head shot and leg shot. I could not label the photos. Thanks in advance.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    None are pinging my roo-dar right off [​IMG]

    Then again, I also picked my barred Rocks and was pretty sure I had pullets. Now they're feathering out, two are looking pretty boy-ish [​IMG]
     
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  4. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster.
     
  5. TheresaMae

    TheresaMae Out Of The Brooder

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    All of them??
    There are 6 in total.
     
  6. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh I'm sorry I didn't see the others lol. But the first second and 6th look pullet,and the 3rd 4th and 5th look roo. This is definitely not always 100% accurate at this age, but I can tell by the yellow spots on the head for roosters, and the dark legs and white dot on the head for pullets. As I said, this is 100%, probably only 55% accurate. But it is extremely difficult to tell at this age, but its a nudge in the right direction[​IMG] I hope this helped!!

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  7. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    *isn't*
     
  8. VaMamaHen

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    I have some BR babies as well :) will be following to see how your babies turn out
     
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  9. TheresaMae

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    Thank you for your help. I was hoping because of the darker legs on all of them that it would mean pullets. My fingers are still crossed though.
     
  10. TheresaMae

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    Anybody else have any guesses??
     

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