Both boys? 6-weeks...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sarahandbray, Sep 30, 2014.

  1. sarahandbray

    sarahandbray Songster

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    I'm trying to decide who I'm bringing to give away at a Poultry Swap in two weeks. So far, I have 4 Barred Rocks, 2 Red Sex Link, and possibly these two solid white boys. Just making sure these ARE boys...very friendly, not flighty, no brown on wings--so the general consensus on here was possibly White Rocks? They're precocious like the Barred Rocks and love nothing better than treats and roosting on my arm!!

    Breed (White Rocks?) and gender (both boys?) accurate? From the mixed bag at McMurrays.

    Thanks!!

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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    At six weeks, those are cockerels. And they do appear to be White Plymouth Rocks.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    I agree.
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Me three. White Rocks.
     

  5. sarahandbray

    sarahandbray Songster

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    So you would feel comfortable re-homing these with no worries that they're hens...putting them on Craigslist for $1 or 2...
     
  6. keesmom

    keesmom Crowing 9 Years

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    They are definitely males.
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    At six weeks of age, they are most definitely male so yes, you won't make a mistake rehoming them as such.
     

  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    X5 on White Plymouth Rock males.
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'd be advertising them, they're definite males.
     

  10. sarahandbray

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    Thanks...slowly but surely paring down my flock of 44-straight run chicks to two roos and the remaining hens...hoping to have enough hens to make having two roos possible!! Hoping to keep a Black Copper Maran and a Lavender Orpington roo...but the Delaware Roo is growing on me. He's SO PRETTY!!!! Delawares just look like the quintessential old-fashioned chicken to me...
    -Sarah
     

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