Help! I need to sex these barred Plymouth rocks!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cshreves, Feb 4, 2016.

  1. cshreves

    cshreves New Egg

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    [​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]We just hatched our first ever chicks and I thought it would be easy to sex, well I thought wrong! [​IMG]
     
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  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    It is best so sex chickens at about 2 months of age, so it is way too early. Sorry!
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Your chicks are too young to sex with any real accuracy at this point. When they feather out, the females will have dark barring and the males will have light barring.
     
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  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Are both pics the same chick? I'm thinking male.
     
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  7. cshreves

    cshreves New Egg

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    Sorry I thought I posted four pics, two of each. The above pics are actually two different chicks. When I get home I'll repost more pics. Thanks so far for all of your advice.
     
  8. cshreves

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    This is one chick! Cute as a button:)
     
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  9. cshreves

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    Here is the other one.
     
  10. donrae

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    The top looks female, the bottom male.
     

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