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Please help me sex my 7 week barred Plymouth Rock

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ecjones73, Jul 24, 2016.

  1. ecjones73

    ecjones73 Just Hatched

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    Hey all! I'm new to owning chickens and after a ton of research I've picked the breed of barred Plymouth Rock. I ordered specially pullets but I'm worried that I may have gotten 2 Roos. They all have the "dirty" feet, but 2 of the three have really red combs and are getting more red around their beaks. I guess it could be they are just growing faster than the one, but I wasn't sure. It's pretty hot where I'm at so I actually had my chickies in their cool at 2.5 weeks so they've had access to the outside and the sun for almost 5 weeks now. I can't have Roos where I am so I'm hoping for all ladies. What do you guys thinK?
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    If you post pictures, we could tell you.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    agree
     
  4. ecjones73

    ecjones73 Just Hatched

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    Sorry! I tried but it didn't post! How about now?
     
  5. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    cockerels to much white all cockerels here is a guide to help in the future [​IMG]
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    and they don't look 7 weeks
     
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  6. rebrascora

    rebrascora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are under 10 weeks, then it appears that you were extremely unlucky, as all 3 are cockerels.
     
  7. ecjones73

    ecjones73 Just Hatched

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    In those pictures they are about 5.5 weeks. They hatched June 13th. I'll post some more pictures.
     
  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Those aren't Barred Rocks. Those are black sexlink cockerels.
     
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  10. ecjones73

    ecjones73 Just Hatched

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    Oh no! I ordered them online on efowl and wanted barred rocks. I'm heartbroken :(
     

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