4 chicks - boy or girl? (6 weeks old)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kentchicks, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. Kentchicks

    Kentchicks Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 7, 2012

    Below are some pictures of my little 6 week old chooks. 3 of them are light sussex and one was a surprise egg. I had to take several pictures because they didn't sit still when I popped out my camera. To make it less confusing I gave them all a name and this is what I think the genders are:
    chick A = boy?
    chick B = girl?
    chick C = girl?
    chick D = boy -> please note this one is a bit the runt of the flock but his comb and wattle seem larger and a bit more red than in chick B

    Do you agree?

    Thanks for your help!

    Picture #1: left (chick A) is boy, right (chick B) is girl?

    Picture #2: (chick C): girl? (see also picture 4 and 6)

    Picture #3: left (chick D) is boy (see also picture 5)?

    Picture #4: left (chick C) is girl (see also picture 2 and 6), right (chick A) is boy?

    Picture #5: left (chick D) is boy, right (chick B) is girl?

    Picture #6: left (chick C) is girl, right (chick A) is boy?
  2. smarsh

    smarsh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 19, 2009
    lexington, KY
    i don't feel good about chick B, looks pretty rooish to me. otherwise, I would agree with your thinking.
  3. Habibs Hens

    Habibs Hens Cream Legbar Keeper

    Mar 31, 2012
    London, UK
    My Coop
    i agree with OP i think chick b is allo pullet
  4. Kentchicks

    Kentchicks Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 7, 2012
    @silverfox you mean roo, or not?

    @smarsh why do you think chick B is a roo? Its wattle and comb are much smaller and more pale than of chick A, that's why I thought (and hoped) it's a girl

    it would be a real bummer if all my 3 light sussex are boys... they make good table birds but I'd rather wish they were hens [​IMG]
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 14, 2011
    looks like you are correct. i would keep an eye on B as in some pics the angle and lighting make it appear to be a cockerel

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