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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kristen9907, Mar 5, 2017.

  1. kristen9907

    kristen9907 New Egg

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    Can anyone tel gender of my 3 golden comets, 2 RIR, and 3 black australorps? [​IMG]
     
  2. Too early to tell right now. You should be able to tell in about a month. Post some pics of them then if nobody else can tell what gender it is right now! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. kristen9907

    kristen9907 New Egg

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    Ok, thanks. I know that the golden comets were sexlink and so I didn't know if anyone could tell by color. The RIR looked like they were getting a black line down the back of their head but I didn't know how true that is for gender, or if it should have been a defined line by now.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    The Golden Comets, being a sex-linked hybrid, are all pullets. The others are too young to sex.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The comets are female. Sex linked means the sex of the bird is linked to the color, so they're easy-peasy. gold for females, white/silver for males. Since your birds are gold, they're female [​IMG]

    the others aren't so easy. Your're going to have to wait until about 6 weeks to be sure. Large, plump red combs will be your tell tale sign.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  7. kristen9907

    kristen9907 New Egg

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    Thanks for all of the responses!
     

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