What Gender is this Barred Rock chick?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mandajain, Mar 28, 2018.

  1. mandajain

    mandajain In the Brooder

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    It may be too early to tell, but does anyone know the gender of this Barred Rock chick? It’s approximately 1-2 weeks old. Thanks!
     

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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    It is early, but the black wash over the Barred Rock's legs usually indicates pullets.
     
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  3. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    Black wash really isn't a good indicator at all. Please post pics at six weeks of the comb.
     
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  4. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

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    Far too young to tell, I'm afraid.
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Much too young. Please put up new photos at 8 weeks of age, when it will be much easier and chick should be fully feathered out by them. Then Can we please see whole bird photos including comb? There is more to breeds than their feet.
     
  6. gator75

    gator75 Songster

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    Looks pretty black and the legs are pretty dark for 2 weeks as well. I'd guess pullet.
     
  7. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Free Ranging

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    until the feathers come in, anything will be a guess. The lucky thing is that BRs have very obvious visual male and female feathering. Males are much lighter than females, with wider white barring, whereas the females have wider black barring making them look darker.
     

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