Looking for tricks to sex Plymouth barred rock chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jjchick, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. jjchick

    jjchick Out Of The Brooder

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    Besides the lighter color of the roos, are there any other clues I can use to sex PBR. Leg color, wings etc...I would like to sex my chicks as soon as possible. I always get stuck with a bunch of roos.
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    The females will be black with a defined head spot. The males will look more grey (black and white mixed) with a less defined head spot.

    Here in the back, left is a female.

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    Here is a male.
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