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Help me sex my 4 Barred Rock week old chicks!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Hansen6dad, Jan 14, 2013.

  1. Hansen6dad

    Hansen6dad In the Brooder

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    Please help me sex these BR chicks. I think 2 pullets and two cockerels. What do you think?


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  2. PoultryGirly

    PoultryGirly Songster

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    They are a little too young right now, but so far they all look to be pullets! :D
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    can you get pics of the front of the legs?
     
  4. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Crowing Premium Member

    Looks like 2 of each.

    But, in another week or two, the difference will be obvious. The males will have bright, white bars, while the females will look rather black and the barring will be quite spotty. The males are pretty quick to sport their red combs and wattles, while the females will have no wattles and yellow combs. The difference is obvious at 6 weeks.

    True bred, Reese line Barred Rocks at 11 weeks.


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