Pullet or Cockerel Chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by I Love Layers, Sep 10, 2016.

  1. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will get more pictures of the other chicks today, they are Chantecler x Barred Rock, I think[​IMG]

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    I think this one is a cockerel
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    If the hen was the barred rock, that one and any other one with a head spot are cockerels, and those without them are pullets.
     
  3. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The hen is a batted rock. Only 3/6 of the chicks are black the others are yellow. Is there a way to tell for them
     
  4. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    When they start feathering out, if you can make out whether they are barred or not, those that are barred are cockerels. The others are pullets. Otherwise the only way is to wait and see.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Too young
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Black with white head spots are male.
    Black with solid dark heads would be female.
    yellow chicks are probably from a different hen and not sexable by color or markings.
     
  8. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're from the same hen[​IMG]
     

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