5-wk old chickens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by seann, Feb 13, 2014.

  1. seann

    seann Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, so I got these from a local where they got from Ideal.
    They claim 90% chance of pullet

    First up, white leghorn
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/fu8gz4ui4hb5fzm/2014-02-12 14.38.20.jpg
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/n8luzhbfazucuw7/2014-02-12 14.37.57.jpg

    Next, two chickens ("ameraucana" and RIR)
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/83ra1u985xbf9p2/2014-02-12 14.36.54.jpg
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/eot6yvv2omocevn/2014-02-12 14.36.46-2.jpg
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/ggyug7t7puw5ead/2014-02-12 14.36.01.jpg (just the "ameraucana")

    Too young? How old can they be sexed?

    Thanks!
     
  2. tlcarnes2176

    tlcarnes2176 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Your EE("ameraucana") is a pullet
     
  3. seann

    seann Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice, but what are the reasons? :)
    I was thinking these are too young to tell.
     
  4. tlcarnes2176

    tlcarnes2176 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I was thinking pullet because of her coloring and her tail feathers
    Just a guess though. I have about 5 that were her color at that age. They are beautiful now!
     
  5. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    You ameraucana is actually an easter egger. Right now no one is screaming cockerel, but it is still a tad early to be saying for sure. Wait probably 2 weeks and post again.
     
  6. seann

    seann Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some updated pictures.

    White leghorn:
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    EE:
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    RiR "pink":
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    I can't get good pictures of others.
    They are 15 weeks old now.
    Any rooster?
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    The leghorn is looking a little cockerel-ish, but the others appear to be pullets. Leghorn pullets do usually develop larger combs/wattles at an early age, though, so it could still be a pullet.
     
  8. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

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    All look to be pullets
     
  9. seann

    seann Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love them.
    Thanks for replies!
     
  10. seann

    seann Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just noticed "Pink" has more developed comb/waddles compared to my 7 other RiRs. I'm hoping she stays as Miss Pink and does not become Mister Pink.
    I have some pictures below. What do you think?
    Note: they are 16 weeks now.

    Pink:
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    Other RiRs:
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    Thanks.
     

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