Hi everyone, Please help me sex my Barred Plymouth Rock!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CHOOKBIRDHILTON, Nov 2, 2012.

  1. CHOOKBIRDHILTON

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    [​IMG]Hi Everyone!

    I have 4 Barred Plymouth Rock chicks that are now about 11-12 weeks old. I was really hoping they were all hens but I have my doubts....

    I was really hoping someone one here may be able to help me determine their sexes if I post a couple of photos?

    Anyway I'm iona and I haven't had chooks since I was a young girl (25 or so years) so I am just learning everything I can about them. I absolutely love the 4 I have they are so great to watch. They are the most inquisitive animal and they are so so funny!!! They are really great pets and they have taken a liking to me which is great however they do get a bit excited at times haha I wonder when they big will they bowl me over ;-)
     
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  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    [​IMG] Sure! We can try!
     
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  3. CHOOKBIRDHILTON

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    WOW Sorry about the pics being so big!!!

    I probably should add that I got the chicks from a chicken breeder and they breed all different sorts of chooks there all year round so my chicks are a week or so apart. Two were supposedly to be one week older than the other two and they were all supposed to be hens - now i'm not so sure on it at all!!! [​IMG]
     
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  4. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

    I'm not an expert, but picture 1 looks like a hens and picture 2 and 3 look like roosters. Sorry.
     
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  5. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    The first one is a pullet. No comb or wattles.
    The second and third are cockerels. Both have combs and wattles.

    They also look to be 6-7 weeks old, not 12 weeks. Here are 12 week old birds.
    Pullet on tope, cockerel below.

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  6. CHOOKBIRDHILTON

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    Thanks so much! You confirmed my suspicions..... oh dear that lady is far too out weighed by men hahahaha
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Yes, I agree with the poster who said, hen, rooster, rooster.
     
  8. Hiker

    Hiker Out Of The Brooder

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    hmmm, i have to agree, 3 roosters!
     
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  10. hdowden

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