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Gender help, mixed batch : SG Dorkings, Barred Rock,and a few RIR crosses

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BrookiesChookys, Mar 6, 2017.

  1. BrookiesChookys

    BrookiesChookys New Egg

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    Hi everyone we currently have our first batchh of eggs hatching and wondering if you could help us guess genders.
    Here is our Plymouth Rock chick, legs make me think pullet, but spot suggests cockeral?
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    If I knew it were pure bred and here in the States, I would say female.

    But, I believe in Australia you all have single barred males in addition to our double barred males. If that's the case, you can't go by the rules of barring and will just have to wait it out.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with donrae
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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