Can anyone help me tell if these guys are roosters?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kbevy11, Mar 8, 2015.

  1. Kbevy11

    Kbevy11 New Egg

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    This is our first flock, and I have been reading on here different ways to check the sex, but I have a couple that are stumping me. I'll post pics, and you wonderful folks could give me your opinion I would appreciate it! Thanks!

    [​IMG]. This is one of my Easter eggers


    [​IMG] and this is one of my barred rocks.
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Not sure on the EE, but the barred rock is a cockerel.
     
  3. Kbevy11

    Kbevy11 New Egg

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    Oh no! I was really hoping not. May I ask how you know? Is it his crest?
     
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    Maybe this is a better view of the EE
     
  5. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    The comb is a clue, but actually with barred rocks the trick is in the barring. Males are double barred and females are single barred, meaning males feather in much lighter than females. Your little guy there is double barred. Plus the comb is large for his age and the redness is also a giveaway.
     
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  6. wvchix

    wvchix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone help me to find out if my chicken eggs are fertilized when I candles then please message me
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    They both look like cockerels to me. :eek:(
     
  8. Kbevy11

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    Bummer. I already have 2 others, and sadly they're not allowed where I live. 4 out of my 8, that stinks [​IMG]
     

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