Does this mean it's a male or female?


In the Brooder
May 16, 2015
i have two healthy black chicks and I was wondering if they are male or female. As this past week went by I noticed that there is more detailing on their feathers and one of them is starting to grow tail feathers. I was wondering whether this indicates if it's a girl or boy?!?!?
Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :) That does not indicate whether it is a pullet or a cockerel. If you have any more similar questions, trying posting them in the "What Breed Or Gender Is This?" section.
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Hello and

It's hard to tell gender at that age, can you post a picture again in a few weeks?
We're glad you decided to join Backyard Chickens!

Make yourself at home and here, Feel free to ask an any questions you may have.

Enjoy your flock!

Yep, early all right. But a lot of breeds you can tell by them feathering out. But, watch out! They can be sneaky, and then you have to change their names!
Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided join our flock. X2 on the two previous posters; your Barred Rock chicks are pullets. :eek:) Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your BRs.

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