Can you please do individual pictures? It's really hard to list all the genders when they are all in the same picture.[/quote]
I have 12 birds that range from 2.5 weeks to about 5 weeks. I know the youngest are probably too early, however 7 are blue chicks from a Splash Rooster and a Barred Rock mom. Thus, I'm curious if any of the sexing traits of barred rocks or sexlinks apply. The other 5 are Easter Eggers. Let me know what you think and I can post again in a few weeks.
Blue Chick 1:
Blue Chick 2:
Wheaton Easter Egger Chick 3 (4 weeks):
Blue Chick 4 (Largest of the Birds):
Blue Chick 5:
Blue Chick 6:
Easter Egger Chick 7:
Easter Egger Chick 8:
Easter Egger Chick 9:
Chick 10 Lavendar Easter Egger (5 weeks):
Blue Chick 11:
Blue Chick 12:
I have had people tell me its was a roo because of the tail feathers, i am really hoping for a hen but i am unsure "at this point" the hackle feathers look like some are rounded and some are pointed. please tell me more if you can.
I'm brand new to chooks. 21 Feb 2016 we purchased two birds we were told were 5 & 1/2 month old pullets. One Barred Plymouth Rock and one Australorp. Two months on they haven't laid any eggs and both are crowing every morning starting about an hour and a half before dawn. It’s not a full crow – more of a “cock a doodle” without the final “doo". They don’t crow during the day (except yesterday when I played them a YouTube of roosters crowing). The Australorp grumbles all day and tries to boss the 8 younger chickens (2 months old) around but they just get out of its way. The Barred Rock has big goober feet (as per other posts indicating a rooster) and seems to have only one interest in life - rolled oats. Are they pullets or cockerels?