Sexing barred rocks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Gilliagan, May 7, 2009.

  1. Gilliagan

    Gilliagan Out Of The Brooder

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    How can I tell the barred rock roosters apart from the hens? They are now 2months old. Thanks!
     
  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    The boys should be lighter colored w/ more barring and should have started developing larger/redder combs.
     
  3. Gilliagan

    Gilliagan Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you Kelly
     
  4. pinkchick

    pinkchick "Ain't nuttin' like having da' blues"

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    Do you have any photos you can post?
     
  5. Gilliagan

    Gilliagan Out Of The Brooder

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    I will get some here today and post them by tonight.
     
  6. SportTees

    SportTees Chillin' With My Peeps

    Is it possible for a hen to be light colored?
     
  7. Gilliagan

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    Sorry, I haven't had time to post pictures. I will get to it sometime today.
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

  9. Gilliagan

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    Thank you speckledhen.
     

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