Gender of 6 1/2 week old barred rocks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Amina, Sep 15, 2014.

  1. Amina

    Amina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have three straight run barred rocks that are 6 1/2 weeks old and would like to figure out what gender they are. I'm thinking all males, but I have no experience with barred rock chicks.

    Chick A:
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    Tail area of Chick A:
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    Chick B (left), Chick C (right)
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    Chick C:
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    Tails of chicks B (middle) and C (right):
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  2. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the edge of insanity
    Despite the black on the front of chick C's legs, I do suspect you are correct in your verdict of three cockerels.
     
  3. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unfortunately, I also agree that they are all males. :(
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree as well; all of them are cockerels. Sorry. :eek:(
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They all look like cockerels to me.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry, but I think you have all males.
     
  7. Amina

    Amina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah that's what I was pretty sure of, but my husband is quite the optimist and wanted some other opinions, especially about chick C. Thanks!
     

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