Help with sexing barred plymouth rock

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BokkeChicken, Nov 26, 2014.

  1. BokkeChicken

    BokkeChicken New Egg

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    Hi can someone maybe suggest what sex my 6 week old barred plymouth rock might be. I found him to be what looked like a silent crow?
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    Any help would be great
    Thanks
     
  2. HIEDIAROBALX

    HIEDIAROBALX Out Of The Brooder

    He or she is cute :). You may be right. It does look like a "he".
     
  3. BokkeChicken

    BokkeChicken New Egg

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    Thanks. I was confident it was a 'she' as it has dark feet and colour. Then I saw what looked like an attempt to crow...
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a cockerel to me.
     
  5. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    It is too yough to tell for shore. Roosters must be at least 3 months old to start crowing. It would be very unlikely for it to crow before that, and certainly not at that age.
     
  6. BokkeChicken

    BokkeChicken New Egg

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    Thanks mymilliefluer there was no noise just looked like it was trying. Hope its a female
     
  7. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    It could have been yawning. mine do that some times, and it does look some what like a silent crow. Good luck! Hope it's a pullet. [​IMG]
     
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  8. Wyandottes7

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    I'm thinking rooster for now. A bird crowing at this age would definitely be a male.
     
  9. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    He (or she) does look rather masculine. I still think a crow at this age would be very unlikely.
     
  10. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    I'm also thinking male.
     

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