A girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by thatbeechick, Oct 20, 2019.

  1. thatbeechick

    thatbeechick Chirping

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    Hi all,

    My bantam buff orpington was desperate to hatch babies, today they have started to hatch. All chicks except one are the result of a lavender araucana rooster x black araucana hen. This darker one has the same lavender araucana rooster father but the bantam buff orpington with it is the mother. There's a light spot on its head. Any chance at all that it's a female based on this? Snapchat-1904306267.jpg Snapchat-871904575.jpg
     
  2. Sagey_7878

    Sagey_7878 Songster

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    Nope, you’ll have to wait for when it’s older to see what it actually is! They’re not sex link chicks so you can tell what gender they are until they are older. :)
     
  3. thatbeechick

    thatbeechick Chirping

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    I'm thinking female by wings so far! 20191021_143130.jpg
     
  4. Sagey_7878

    Sagey_7878 Songster

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    How many days old are they? Wing/Feather sexing is inaccurate, you have to wait until they are about 8-10 weeks old and you will be able to guess.
     
  5. thatbeechick

    thatbeechick Chirping

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    1 day
     
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  6. Sagey_7878

    Sagey_7878 Songster

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    I’ve tried wing sexing, it is inaccurate. Otherwise all the major egg companies would be using that method, but they don’t as it is inaccurate... Come back when they’re about 8-10 weeks old and we should be able to tell.
     
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  7. Lisa G.

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    I don't know - but your mama sure looks happy.
     
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