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Barred Rock Rooster?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Turkeyrun, Sep 16, 2009.

  1. Turkeyrun

    Turkeyrun Chirping

    Jul 30, 2009
    We are new to the poultry world and now have seven Barred Rock chicks - six weeks old. Fun to watch them grow and feathers come in. At what age will we be able to distinguish the rooster from the hens, if we really have one?

    Thank you

  2. TipsyDog

    TipsyDog Songster

    May 14, 2009
    Aregua, Paraguay
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from PA! 6 weeks is still alittle young, but you can post some pictures and we'll try and give you an idea of what you may have!

    Nice to have you join us here [​IMG]
  3. the lemon tree

    the lemon tree Songster

    May 12, 2009
    Even at such a young age, you may be able to establish some kind or certainty as to what gender it is by some physical traits: females have darker coloring and a blackish wash on their legs. If you have pictures, it'll be much easier to tell.

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