6 week old Black Australorps sexing

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  1. LuvMahChikies

    LuvMahChikies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are pics of my 6 week old BA chicks. They are supposed to be pullets (ordered through a hatchery). Can anyone confirm this for me? I really love their sweet personalities ❤️
     

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  2. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    They look like pullets. But can you please take closer face pics? Thanks!
     
  3. LuvMahChikies

    LuvMahChikies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It might take me a little bit to get better pics, but I'll try
     
  4. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    Ok! They look like pullets.
     
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  5. LuvMahChikies

    LuvMahChikies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's a good face shot
     

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  6. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    I think both pullets!
     
  7. LuvMahChikies

    LuvMahChikies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :weeThank you!
     
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  8. lutherpug

    lutherpug Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think I'd wait about 2-4 weeks more before celebrating, one does have a larger,darker comb. They do look like sweethearts!!
     
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  10. Cindy in PA

    Cindy in PA Overrun With Chickens

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    I got 5 Australorps with my order in March. I secretly was hoping for a rooster out of my 13 chicks. Two of my Australorps have had bigger combs for weeks & I have read the stories where people didn't know they had a rooster until they were 10+ weeks old, so I still had hope. Mine will be 10 weeks tomorrow, but I see no real signs of them being a rooster, even though one has gotten small wattles already. Australorps must be tricky to sex. I usually know straight combed birds by 3-4 weeks.
     
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