Barred rock sexing

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by richard972, Mar 8, 2017.

  1. richard972

    richard972 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm leaning towards male. At the two week mark. All one bird.
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  2. Hufflefluff

    Hufflefluff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You might be right, but I'm thinking pullet. I'm not an expert, but I've had my fair share of barred birds and such dark down paired with feathers that seem much more 'smudgy' and dark than clearly defined and light make me think your chick is girl. The head spot, too, while not as clearly defined as some still seems to have some solid definition, so that also makes me think pullet.
    I guess the only sure way to tell is wait and see [​IMG]
    Regardless, I'd love to see how it ages; if you post pictures in a few weeks I'm sure people will be able to give you a more definitive answer, too.
    Either way, your chick is adorable :)
     
  3. Youtjatoor

    Youtjatoor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also from what I'm learning the males feet are more yellow and brighter. The more muddle and dark legs mean pullet. Looks like a pullet to me. I'm a novice but that's what I have learned.
     
  4. Floof

    Floof Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a girl to me!
     
  5. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I also think pretty pullet. [​IMG]

    ~Alex
     
  6. richard972

    richard972 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you everyone! Looks like I was overthinking it. Haha. I will update photos as she grows.
     
  7. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    You're so welcome! [​IMG] Ha ha, I'm sure we've all been known to do that at some point! (I sure have, and still am [​IMG])

    ~Alex
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Please post new photos at 6-8 weeks of age
     
  9. richard972

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    Here are some pics at 3 weeks.
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  10. Youtjatoor

    Youtjatoor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pattern is kinda dark. I'm still thinking pullet
     
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