Link to page about sexing Barred Rock chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Hatrick, May 6, 2009.

  1. Hatrick

    Hatrick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2009
    For the life of me I can't find a link I once went to that provided pictures of Barred Rock chicks with the markings that may (or may not) help to possibly determine with some degree of accuracy (I should have been a lawyer) what sex they may or may not be. I remembered about the feet however all of my "girls" have black/yello/grey feet. Good grief. [​IMG]
    As well about the marking on the head, one of them has more of a blaze across the top whereas the others have smaller dots. I want to suss out the suspicious ones so I don't get too attached. [​IMG]
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    Males have larger, more irregular light areas on the top of the head. Females have smaller round ones. Sounds like you have one roo. But I don't think this is 100%, just a usually true sort of thing.
  3. sherrydeanne

    sherrydeanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Girls have small, regular dots and are usually blacker with more wash on the legs.
    Boys have large splotches or patches, are sometimes lighter greyish, and have less black on the legs.

    Good luck!

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