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Guys or Gals?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KsTornado11, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. KsTornado11

    KsTornado11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I picked up these 3 barred rocks last night. Guys or gals?
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  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I can't really tell in the first picture, but I'd say the others are roos.
     
  3. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    All three are cockerels.
     
  4. KsTornado11

    KsTornado11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmmm...how can you tell? I've only ever had one barred rock,so not familiar w/ the breed.
     
  5. emandmikey

    emandmikey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, all three are cockerals... the tail feathers tell me, and they've also got developing combs and waddles... for thier size. I've got 3 BR hens, one which is 24 weeks, and two which are around 12 weeks. They sure are pretty!
     
  6. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

    Apr 2, 2008
    Southern Maine
    Boys
     
  7. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can tell they are boys by how light they are and they have saddle feathers growing and buy the size of thier combs/waddles
     
  8. KsTornado11

    KsTornado11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh bummer,then they will have to go! I THOUGHT so,but wasn't sure.
     
  9. pamperedpoultry

    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

    Yep ya got ROO's with my bantam barred babies I couldn't tell by the waddles at first they seemed to be developing at the same rate on both but I could tell by the color the roo's are lighter in color than the hens...
     
  10. sandypaws

    sandypaws Chillin' With My Peeps

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    look like all roosters to me
     

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