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8 week old Speckled Sussex gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by alang, Aug 1, 2015.

  1. alang

    alang Chillin' With My Peeps

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    New to posting so I hope the picture posts. Sorry its blurry. Happy to read any educated guesses.
     
  2. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At 8 weeks old, and that much of a comb, I suspect a cockerel, BUT a full bodied picture would be better.
     
  3. alang

    alang Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what I was afraid everyone would say. He's too friendly so I don't really have a shot of its tail. Here's all I have loaded on my phone[​IMG]
     
  4. alang

    alang Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a 10 week old updated photo. Any thoughts? I still am torn but hoping pullet. No aggressive behavior yet
     
  5. alang

    alang Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And a body shot finally
     
  6. alang

    alang Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And with my BO rooster who is same age. Unfortunately I have no other SS to compare
     
  7. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    The comb is pink but by no means red. I vote pullet for now.
     
  8. newchick1358

    newchick1358 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm no expert but this was one of my pullets chicks that turned out not to be a pullet I had two. He is only 5 weeks old in this pic. the other one had less of a comb but his tail feathers where point. your chick dose not seem to have that and it's comb looks smaller then mine. but again I'm no expert. when I asked for help sexing him they asked me for a profile picture I think that could help.
     
  9. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm on the fence. I am not familiar with the breed so take that with a grain of salt. Good luck. My rooster, who is over a year is not aggressive at all, so don't put too much thought into that. Good luck. Thanks for the updated photos.
     
  10. alang

    alang Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will try to get another profile shot. Newchick, what age did you discover your pullets were cockerels?
     

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