Oh No!! RED FACE!!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jeaucamom, Oct 29, 2007.

  1. jeaucamom

    jeaucamom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2007
    Ophir, CA
    [​IMG] PLEASE tell me that my wonderful Alejandro is not a boy!!!

    Here is my sweet thang [​IMG] ...

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    Here is his/her sister for comparison...

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    PS ( this is Jess again, not Suz. )
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    How old is he/she? Looks like a pullet to me. Dark coloring, not silvery like a cockerel. Do the front of the legs have a dark wash of color down the front? If so, probably you have a pullet.
     
  3. jeaucamom

    jeaucamom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2007
    Ophir, CA
    YES YES YES THEY DO THEY DO!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] with happyness!!
    They are about 11-12 weeks old. mmmmmm. Thanks SpeckledHen!! [​IMG]

    Edited to say: I didn't know that Barred Rock girls and boys have different coloring....hmmmmm. Well, you learn something new every day!!
     
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  4. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    How am I ever going to get as smart as all of you are? Everybody has a trick on telling the boys from the girls. I'm so clueless! I'll never learn all his stuff. [​IMG]
     
  5. BantyChickMom

    BantyChickMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2007
    Henderson, NC
    BR roos are usually lighter than the pullets because they carry the double barred gene and pullets don't

    Mine are now 16 weeks
    but take a look at color difference at 12/13 weeks:

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  6. TxChiknRanchers

    TxChiknRanchers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK Bantychickmon the second one is a roo LOL [​IMG]

    just in that kinda mood I dunno
     
  7. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Alejandro is a pullet.
     
  8. BantyChickMom

    BantyChickMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2007
    Henderson, NC
    didn't realize i had a pullet in the background on the roo picture.
    Guess i could have just posted 1 pic.
     

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