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9 Week old mixed breed - Sexing? I have a fair idea but just want everyones opinion if you wouldn'

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kjc1990, Nov 19, 2014.

  1. kjc1990

    kjc1990 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]no.1


    [​IMG]no.2

    [​IMG]no.3

    [​IMG]no.4

    [​IMG]no.5

    [​IMG]no.6 (such a cranky one :) )

    [​IMG]no. 7

    Cheers.
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Number 6 looks like your only cockerel to me.
     
  3. kjc1990

    kjc1990 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hope so... He so cranky! at such a young age too... I was wondering about number 7. What you think?
     
  4. Toddrick

    Toddrick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is sexing as easy as waddles=rooster, even at that age? People act like sexing is so hard, but it seems like the cockerels get waddles at about two weeks, and pullets get them much, much later. Of course, there is also the large red combs, but those can be more variable per breed.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Wattles at this age do usually mean rooster, but not all breeds get wattles, or enough to show. So, you can use them to say a bird is male, but the lack of them doesn't necessarily mean it's female. Production bred birds seem to get combs and wattles faster than ornamental, giant or other breeds.
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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