We could not resist the baby chicks at the feed store today!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by LeghornGuy, Mar 21, 2008.

  1. LeghornGuy

    LeghornGuy In the Brooder

    Jul 18, 2007
    New Orleans
    We finally decided to add alittle more color to our flock. We have twelve white leghorns hens and four brown leghorn hens. (almost two years old)

    We purchased 6 sex-link baby pullets and we select one barred rock from the straight run cage.
    1. How can I tell if barred rock is a male?
    2. Is there a website that shows you what to look for?

    If the barred rock turns out to be a hen, it would be cool. However, I have a gut feeling it is a male.

    Has anyone had success with getting a 50/50 mix of males and pullets?

    Happy Easter
    Good luck with your flock
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2008
  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2008

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