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Help Sexing white rocks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by charcharbinx, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. charcharbinx

    charcharbinx In the Brooder

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    I have 5 straight run white rocks approx 7 to 8 weeks old. they all started to get combs and wattles at the same time a few weeks ago, so I assumed they were all cockerels. this one has considerably larger and brighter colored wattles than the rest, so I'm assuming he's a boy. more pics in comments bc I can only upload 1 at a time while mobile. [​IMG]
     

  2. charcharbinx

    charcharbinx In the Brooder

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    boy as well? [​IMG]
     
  3. charcharbinx

    charcharbinx In the Brooder

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  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    Anything with a bright pink comb by 10 weeks old is usually going to be a cockerel.
     
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  5. charcharbinx

    charcharbinx In the Brooder

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  6. charcharbinx

    charcharbinx In the Brooder

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    see this is what threw me off, haha. I have pullets that have them top, but they're dark brahmas.
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    Pullets don't start to turn red in the comb until they are getting close to laying eggs. That usually happens sometime after 14 weeks old, and the redder they get the closer they are to laying. Cockerels turn red in the comb much earlier.
     

  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree
     

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