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4-5 week old mix breed chicks - gender questions?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by erinandkai, Jun 2, 2016.

  1. erinandkai

    erinandkai New Egg

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    We have 6 chicks thanks to a broody hen. They are mix breed with the father definitely being "Stormy" and the Easter Egger is the mom of 3 and ISA brown for the other 3. All the chicks hatched within 5 days of each other, starting on April 27 and I have noted if they were a little behind the others.

    Stormy is the dad for all the chicks!
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    Chick #1 Yellow (Very obviously a Roo)
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    Chick #2 Dalmatian (thinking Roo)
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    Chick #3. Black (thinking Pullet)
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    Chick #4. Light Brown mix (part EE) (for sure a Roo)
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    Chick #5. Dark Brown mix (part EE) about 3 days behind the eldest (thinking Roo)
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    Chick #6 Grey (part EE) - about 5 days behind the eldest (thinking pullet).
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    Pic of #2 Dalmatian and #3 Black

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    Pic of all of them
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    Pic of #1, #5 and #6
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    #6 (and the bum of #5)
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    Are we on the right track in terms of gender guesses?

    Thanks,
    Erin
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I think your guesses are correct, there always seems to be more roosters than pullets.
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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  4. jcmashburn

    jcmashburn New Egg

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    I have 3 14 week old chick's trying to figure out if they are hens or roos. Still no crowing yet!!
     
  5. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    You should start your own thread and post some photos of them and folks can help you figure it out.
     
  6. erinandkai

    erinandkai New Egg

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    Thank you! #2 was the one I have been flipping back and forth on as compared to the rest, the comb is so small.
     

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