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Please help me sex my Barred Rocks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by yakibert, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. yakibert

    yakibert Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two Barred Rocks, both bought at the same time and the same place ..although I do think one is older. He/She is the one with the redder comb - that one was the first to grow wing tips and tail tip feathers. He/She has a redder comb but as far as I can tell, everything else about him.her says "female". I call that one "black beak".

    The other is the most brave of the two but is a lil smaller, less red on the comb but otherwise the same.

    Both have quite a bit of black running down their legs. Neither have sign of waddles. They both should be just past the 6 week mark.

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  2. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    I think they are both girls :)
     
  3. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Based on coloring and comb size looks like two pullets.
     
  4. Eowyn2

    Eowyn2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agree on the 2 pullets. The black on the legs is pretty diagnostic, from what I understand.
     
  5. yakibert

    yakibert Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Golden! We love all three of ya!
     
  6. Debi214

    Debi214 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Girls!
     
  7. Danielle27

    Danielle27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look just like my barred rock girl when she was their age. [​IMG]
     

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