Is Watcher a Girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SkyWarrior, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    Long story short, I got Watcher and his/her buddy on April 1. The bin was marked "Black Sex-Link Pullets." At the time, I didn't know how to tell the difference [​IMG] and the two chicks I got had white splashes on their heads. For the life of me, I can't recall what the others looked like, but I seem to recall there were a lot of white on all the chicks.

    Watcher and buddy started showing barred markings immediately. So, after learning I picked what was most likely roos, I shrugged and figured maybe they'd fit in, even if I didn't want roos. Now Watcher is about 10 weeks and I'm wondering if maybe if these birds were mislabeled and are actually Barred Rock pullets. I'm including the photos. Their combs are much smaller than the two RIRs that I think are roos. In fact, their combs are smaller than the black sex-link pullets that are younger than they are.

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    What do you think? Did I get Barred Rock pullets? Is Watcher a boy or girl?
     
  2. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks just like my BR pullet
     
  3. bturbo87

    bturbo87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine too these are at 6 weeks came out of the barred rock pullet bin, and i would say pullet on both of yours as well
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    Last edited: Jun 7, 2010
  4. Tiss

    Tiss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a BR pullet to me too.
     

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