what gender would you say?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by alihutch24, Jan 16, 2017.

  1. alihutch24

    alihutch24 Just Hatched

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    I got two barred rocks for free... I tried to introduce them to my other two that were born last spring but they pecked their poor feathers out so I had to separate. my younger two are free ranging during the day and staying in the building at night until we can build a coop or re introduce them. i'm wondering if they are female or male. their combs are still yellowish. thanks
     
  2. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

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    Can you post more pics please?
     
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  4. alihutch24

    alihutch24 Just Hatched

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    oh and i'm wondering about how old they are? I was told 3 months... but idk for sure
     
  5. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

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    3 months sounds about right, and they both look to be females :)
     
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    alihutch24 Just Hatched

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    would you have any recommendations for introducing them to my older two chicks? I really don't want to make another coop and run as my current one would house 4 chickens easily
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Can you free range everyone together for a few days? Have them continue to sleep apart, then if everyone is getting along move the littles to the coop at night.
     
  8. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

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    @donrae's suggestion is good. How are you keeping them apart at present?
     
  9. alihutch24

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    my little ones are free ranging and are in the building at night... older hens are in the coop and enclosed run
     
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    alihutch24 Just Hatched

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    i may try this tomorrow!
     

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