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What genders are my polish and barred rock?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by candychick, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. candychick

    candychick Out Of The Brooder

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    I got some chicks for my pet chicken who has been alone since her one friend died, i wanted to know if 2 of them were male or female. My barred rock was guaranteed to be a female but is much bigger than the other and more developed. I got my polish from the bantam bin at myers hatchery so I have no idea about that one. Here are there pics.

    This is my polish I am guessing its a hen but im not sure
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    This is my Barred Rock. I am guessing its a male
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  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    How old are they??
     
  3. kennita2001

    kennita2001 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have no idea on polish but your barred rock looks to be female as its too dark and doesnt have enough red to be male
    I would guess about eight weeks old ish but someone with more experience can prob give a more accurate answer
     
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    how old are they? the barred looks like a pullet but cant tell on the polish, can you get shots of them standing on their own and comb shots please
     
  5. candychick

    candychick Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks and they are about 7 week old
     
  6. Y N dottes

    Y N dottes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The BR definitly looks like a pullet
     
  7. candychick

    candychick Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone know if the polish is a pullet or cockerel?
     
  8. Tricoglossus

    Tricoglossus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    More photos required please! Head shot, comb, and the bird standing on its own from the front and the side so the size of the legs can be assessed.
     
  9. candychick

    candychick Out Of The Brooder

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    OK, Here are a couple more pictures one is of the side and one is it walking i tried to get a comb shot but it wasnt really cooperating. So i hope this helps.

    This is the side pic it wasnt very good but hopefully you can see more of the comb.
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    Here is the walking pic i couldnt get the chick to keep its head up so i hope thats ok.
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  10. Tricoglossus

    Tricoglossus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a pullet at this stage, but it may be too young to know for sure just yet.
     

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