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What Sex is this Barred Rock Chick?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by skullgrrrl, Sep 7, 2015.

  1. skullgrrrl

    skullgrrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any opinions as to the sex of this almost 5 wk old purebred BR chick? Thanks

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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm not 100% sure, but I'm leaning toward cockerel.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Given the light barring and the size of the comb at 5 weeks, it looks like a cockerel. Female Barred Rocks typically have darker barring.
     
  4. skullgrrrl

    skullgrrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Update: Even though I thought it might be a cockerel (& so did the responses I got) its a pullet.
     
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  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Thanks for the update. It just proves once again that for every rule there is an exception where chickens are concerned. :eek:)
     

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