Male or female barred rock chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by torismith, Mar 28, 2017.

  1. torismith

    torismith Just Hatched

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    Got these cutie pies from TSC! They were supposed to all be females but from the different forums I've been reading I'm starting to double guess on what the sex is. If anyone can help I would greatly appreciate it!
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  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like all barred rocks, as far as male/female----its hard to say this young, but I have a feeling there might be a male or two in there---but that is no for sure answer.
     
  3. authHeirlooms

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    The first two have some pretty large combs for chicks that young, but it's hard to tell without seeing the chicks firsthand, and without knowing how large the parents' combs were. Even young cockerels tend to chest-bump and scold. Are you sure they weren't in the straight run bin? [​IMG]
     
  4. torismith

    torismith Just Hatched

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    They were in with Tetra browns and they were all labeled pullets but that doesn't mean that someone didn't mix them up and put them in the wrong bin.
     
  5. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    Look up barred rock chicks then tetra browns and come back and tell me what you think
     
  6. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    TSC has a problem about every one has a chick identification problem-----sad
     
  7. torismith

    torismith Just Hatched

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    These 3 are my Tetra Browns or "red sex links"
     
  8. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    Now that I can believe----did you see the other 3 are barred rocks?
     
  9. Peeps61

    Peeps61 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These look exactly like my Barred Rock pullets. Are they about 2 - 2 1/2 weeks old? If so, I believe they are all pullets. If I HAD to pick one as a cockerel, I'd pick number one.
     
  10. torismith

    torismith Just Hatched

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    Yes they are about 2 1/2 weeks old.
     

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