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PostPosted: Mon Dec 07, 2015 7:06 pm 
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I have 6x6 week old Plymouth Rocks of which 4 Im positive are pullets,1 Im positive is a roo :-) and 1 Im sure is a roo too but not positive :hiding ...Thoughts from someone more experienced with Plymouths would be most welcome thanks.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 07, 2015 11:19 pm 
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While I am not experienced with Plymouth rocks.

don't they have the auto-sexing character of a white spot on their heads.


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 09, 2015 8:37 am 
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Yes the have marking on the head..Being new to this I didnt know then.Now I intend to take a pic of each hatch

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 2:50 pm 
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They are both light barred males, easy to tell by the width of the barring, much wider light bars than dark. females should be same width bars.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 22, 2015 6:57 pm 
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Yup.. You are right 2 boys. One for me flock and 1 for the pot


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