4 week olds

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Emadaze, Dec 19, 2013.

  1. Emadaze

    Emadaze Out Of The Brooder

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    Araucana at 4 weeks
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    Australorp
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    Dark barred Plymouth Rock
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    Another Australorp

    Any thoughts on gender
    The first Australorp is quite a bit bigger than the other. Hoping for a hen as she is such a sweetie.
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Post some more photos in a few weeks for a better guess on their gender.
     
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  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  4. Emadaze

    Emadaze Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks guys, I will try and get snaps of the last 2 chicks but thanks for the thoughts!!!!
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    4 weeks is pretty young. The barred bird is a rooster, and the 4th bird may be, but it's early. I'm not sure that's an Aussie, though, I've never seen one have that much white on the head/neck.
     
  6. Emadaze

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    The Australorp were either blue , black or splash colour so that's probably why, I bought fertilised eggs hence the three types of chickies.
    I will definitely post in a couple of weeks.
    Thanks for the input!!
     
  7. Emadaze

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    These are the same chicks nearly 7 weeks old


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    This is the same breed as the first chick, very skittish but so very cute.
     
  8. Farmer Viola

    Farmer Viola Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just my guesses :)
    the redness in the face, comb, and wattles is what I am going on. females won't turn red in the face until they are close to laying eggs (around 16-24 weeks depending on breed)
     
  9. donrae

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    Pullet, I think but am not positive
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    Still thinking roo based on that light color, but not much comb?
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    I'd forgot about b/b/s Australorps. I'm sure we have them in the US (maybe, do we?) but they're pretty uncommon. for us it's basic black.
     
  10. Emadaze

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    I'm in Australia so I'm not sure , I'm just a newbie to this chicken stuff.
    Well it's looking like my two favourite are boys :(
     

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