Barred Rocks male or female

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tholt03, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. tholt03

    tholt03 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 21, 2009
    N. Texas
    Can any of you experienced barred rockers give me advice. I have barred rocks and I had 4 roosters when i got my chicks and i could pick 2 of them out after they feathered. After a sad run in with a dog those 2 are gone. So i have two more roosters left but i can't pick them out. Is there any way to sort between males and females with 4 month old chicks.
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2009
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    As a general rule, males are lighter and have more white, females are darker and have more black.
  3. montana girl

    montana girl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 23, 2007
    Kalispell, Montana
    I have two barred rock pullets, they are 5 weeks old now I think. They both look the same featherwise, but one has a pink/reddish hue to its comb and the other comb is yellow. They were supposed to be pullets (not straight run). Could this mean I have a roo?

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