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11 week old easter eggers

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by niff56, Nov 15, 2015.

  1. niff56

    niff56 Out Of The Brooder

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    I hatched these chicks 11 weeks ago and am not sure about gender. The last several times I have hatched have been bantam so I have forgotten just how long it can take to know gender of the bigger ones.

    Chick 1 is an olive egger, it hatched out of a dark brown egg and I was told it should be a FBCM hen and a lavender ameraucana rooster.

    Chicks 2 and 3 came out of a blue eggs and I was told it was an ameraucana hen (not sure which color) and a black cochin rooster.

    Any guesses on gender? I'm hoping I have at least one girl.

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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Bird 1 is a cockerel. Bird 2 may be a cockerel. Bird 3 looks like a pullet to me for now.
     
  3. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree...1 is likely a roo, 2 might be, right now 3 looks to be pullet.

    You should feel more certain by the end of 4 weeks.

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  7. niff56

    niff56 Out Of The Brooder

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    The birds are now 14 weeks old, not much change...
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  8. DeepDishChix

    DeepDishChix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The last one is a pullet.
     
  9. niff56

    niff56 Out Of The Brooder

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    These chickens will be 15 weeks old tomorrow an no signs of the pointy, rooster feathers. When would they start coming in if they are boys?
     
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