Barred Rock sexing

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kiwi Mum, Nov 16, 2014.

  1. Kiwi Mum

    Kiwi Mum New Egg

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    Hi BYC friends,

    We recently purchased these 20 week Barred Rock 'pullets' hatched from the same nest and while I'm no expert, I'm seeing too many features consistent with a cockerel in the larger chookie. Could I be right?[​IMG]

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    Appreciate all input and opinion!

    Best,
    Lisa
     
    Last edited: Nov 16, 2014
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    Yes, I believe you are right. You have a cockerel.
     
  3. dan26552

    dan26552 True BYC Addict

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    yep thats a cockerel
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Definitely a cockerel. Sorry. :eek:(
     
  5. brooklyn86

    brooklyn86 New Egg

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    Yeah just look at the difference between the 2 in the last pic. Definatley a cockerel
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    You definitely have a cockerel.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely a cockerel.
     
  8. familyfarm1

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  9. Kiwi Mum

    Kiwi Mum New Egg

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    Thanks everyone for the unanimous opinion. The breeder agrees with you all and we will be swapping the cockerel for a younger pullet. This forum is so useful for newbies like me - thanks again!
     
  10. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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