6 week old chick sex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Cheshire Chick, May 31, 2017.

  1. Cheshire Chick

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    Wellsummer? Pullet?
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    Cuckoo Maran?

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    Indian Game?


    Hi all,

    I recently hatched my first eggs. I have 3 chicks who are 6 weeks old. I think I have a wellsummer, a cuckoo maran and possibly an Indian (Cornish) Game cross. The eggs were a mixed selection so no real idea what they are!

    I am wondering if anyone may be able to tell the sex?


    Thank you!
     

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  2. Cheshire Chick

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    Sorry - the photos are not very clear - I uploaded them on my phone so will try again if that would help.

    A little bit more info if it may help - The "cuckoo maran" if that's what it is, is smaller than the other two and was much slower to feather. The one I think is a wellsummer is the dominant hen at the moment - and I'm really hoping it's a female as it had the 'chipmunk' style dark markings on it's back at the 'eyeliner' when it was a chick. Is it possible for a hen to be dominant over a cockerel at this age or would a cockerel usually be dominant by now?

    Thanks for any advice :)
     
  3. Kelsify

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    Still unsure if one is a rooster?! Mine are cross bred bantam
     

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  4. Cheshire Chick

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    Hi - do you mean am I unsure if one of mine is a rooster? I'm not 100% sure on any of them!
     
  5. Cheshire Chick

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    Apologies if I've misunderstood - I'm still getting used to these boards!
     
  6. Kelsify

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    Hi, I have no idea on mine either. I find it hard to judge as mine behave the same but just unsure on fluffy.
     
  7. Kelsify

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    The two of mine which both have a comb fight quite a lot, but I heard they do a pecking order even if they are just hens too
     
  8. peopleRanimals2

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    I'm still looking at the others, but Kelsify, Fluffy looks like a roo and Rosie looks like a hen.
     
  9. peopleRanimals2

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    Cheshire chicks, your cuckoo maran looks like a hen.
     
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  10. peopleRanimals2

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    Can you post better pics of the other ones, please? Comb/tail pics would be good. Not sure about your wellsummer, Cheshire chick, maybe pullet??
     
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