New babies, roo or pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JeanShi, Apr 29, 2016.

  1. JeanShi

    JeanShi Out Of The Brooder

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    On 26th April, it is a big day for us. We got 6 chicks out of 6 eggs. 100%[​IMG]

    But the last one is too weak to survive. It couldn't stand up. And after one night, it is gone. Now, we have 5 barred rock chicks. Let's start to guess what they are. Roos or pullet? I will update their growing pics by week, if they are still with us.[​IMG]

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    I think this is a girl #1
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    Guess this is girl #2.
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    The front one is boy #1?
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    The middle one is boy #2?
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    The front one is the smallest of all. It has dark feet, but a big white spot on its head. So, it is the hardest one to tell.
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    At this age, flipping a coin will be as accurate as any guess you can make.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I agree - try posting new photos when they are 6 weeks old
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    My thought is, those aren't barred Rocks. They're barred something, from the white headspot, but those white markings are all over the place. they're some kind of mixed breed birds, making sexing by the usual rules of barred birds a wash. You'll just have to wait for combs, etc around 6 weeks.
     
  5. JeanShi

    JeanShi Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks to all.
     
  6. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop


    I agree. I was looking at the photos thinking, "Wow, those are really colorful BRs!"
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    ditto, I thought they were the cutest BR chicks I've ever seen
     
  8. JeanShi

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    They are near 6 weeks now. The first one is Roar. The other is Si. Any thoughts?


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