Please help sexing this 18 week Plymouth Rock

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by RPlourde, Sep 18, 2012.

  1. RPlourde

    RPlourde New Egg

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    Hi,

    I would appreciate it if you could help sexing this non typical Plymouth Bared Rock. The feathers are light for a female, but the comb and wattles is still not that developed and pale for an 18 week male... It doesn't crow yet. It holds it's head like a girl not upright as a roo.

    Any thoughts? I had a breeder tell me he has had pale females before once in a while.

    Tnx!

    Richard

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  2. ll

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  3. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does it have a single comb or a rose comb? It looks like a rose comb to me. If it is a rose comb, then you would have a Dominique. My vote is going to be roo though based on what appears to be slender, pointed saddle feathers coming in on the second photo.
     
  4. RPlourde

    RPlourde New Egg

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    It is a single comb. Tnx!
     
  5. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cockeral
     
  6. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you sure it's 18 weeks?

    Either way it's a roo, but it looks alot younger to me.
     
  7. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely a cockerel.
     
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Most definitely a cockerel.

    Here is a pullet:

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  9. Birdgirl99

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    Looks like a roo
     

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