Sexing Barred Rock, Easter Egger and Golden Laced Wyandotte

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NessaM, May 26, 2017.

  1. NessaM

    NessaM Just Hatched

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    IMG_7504.JPG IMG_7496.JPG IMG_7497.JPG IMG_7498.JPG IMG_7499.JPG These are three of our feistiest chickens and I worry that some or all are Roos. About 8 weeks old.
     

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  2. RoosterDoo

    RoosterDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My personal opinion... The Barred Rock is a cockerel, the Ameraucana is a pullet. I couldn't say about the Wyandotte. You can start checking for saddle feathers; they will be long and pointed for cocks and fat and rounded for pullets.
     
  3. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    The Barred Rock is a rooster, the other two are pullets.
     
  4. NessaM

    NessaM Just Hatched

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    Ok thanks, was hard to get pics :) We are moving them to coop tomorrow and they are getting cramped in current box, so they were getting feisty while I was there trying to inspect them and take pics. Still figuring out the other breeds we have. If only silkie sexing was easy...

    Boo on roo. Sigh. Guess we need to find it a home.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Barred rock looks like a pullet to me. She has dark black barring not grayish like a male. She also have a black wash over her legs - another pullet trait, and her comb is not large for her breed.
     

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