Help me sex these Barred Rocks please

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Bigbody, Apr 16, 2016.

  1. Bigbody

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    I got them 4 weeks and 4 days ago from tractor supply. I got 4 PBR, 4 RIR, and a couple days later 4 BO. They are starting to show signs of sex, and I have read many threads here and other places on how to tell. I still am not sure about them though. Please help me, as I can't keep them if they are cockerels. I have put different leg bands on them, green, blue, purple, and pink. Pics coming next
     
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  6. Grub Digger

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    The light barring, red wattles and combs suggest all 4
    are boys.
     
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  7. Bigbody

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    Top is blue, next down is purple, next down is pink, bottom is green
     
  8. Bigbody

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    That's what I'm afraid of...
     
  9. Grub Digger

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    This is a general example of how barring should look on males and females. Cockerel on the left pullet on the right and in the background.
     
  10. theFeatherZoo

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    They look to be all Roos. The rule of thumb with barred rocks is that if its lighter or if the space of white between bars is wide then it's a Roo. If their dark and barring is closer together then hens. Bad luck there if I'm right.
     

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