Barred Rocks... pullet or roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JusticeFamilyFarm, May 31, 2011.

  1. JusticeFamilyFarm

    JusticeFamilyFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello BYCers! I have two Barred Rock chicks that I think are approx. 3-3 1/2 weeks old (feed store- not that specific with age). I have read in other posts that Barred Rocks are easier to sex early than a lot of other breeds, so I was wondering if anyone wants to take a guess at mine? The first two pics are of one, the last two pics are of the other. Thanks!
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  2. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

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    Pullets
     
  3. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, they both look like pullets. The smaller the dot the better and dark legs both say pullet. I'm not seeing the legs on the first one, but they should probably match the 2nd one's legs. [​IMG]
     
  4. JusticeFamilyFarm

    JusticeFamilyFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay! Now if I could only tell on the other 12 that are 4 to 8 days old! [​IMG] Waiting, waiting, waiting...
     
  5. srpaint

    srpaint Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will try and take a picture of my roo tomorrow. You can tell by the color. He is way lighter colored then my pullets. They are about the same age as yours. But yeah I say pullet too.
     
  6. Roo on Harley

    Roo on Harley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My vote goes to Pullet
     
  7. Brandon97

    Brandon97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd guess both pullets, but there could be a roo, the first one, but likely both lil girls [​IMG]
     
  8. Schwartzfarmnc

    Schwartzfarmnc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks to be both Pullets, better pics with full body shots would certainly help, but for now everything looks like 2 girls.
     
  9. lizage

    lizage Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullets.

    Here is one of my roos at 3 wks old...much lighter in color and the comb was starting to turn red.

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    And my pullet for comparison:

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