Any gender guesses (several pics)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jenesis536, Dec 13, 2010.

  1. jenesis536

    jenesis536 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 3, 2010
    Our chicks are 8 weeks old... I know it's a little early on being able to tell the gender, but if anyone wants to guess I'd love to hear it. I'm hoping for no roos but sometimes I wonder. We have 1 black australorp, 2 buff brahmas (one who doesn't like her feathered feet and picks the feathers off), 1 delaware, 1 ameraucana and 1 cuckoo marans.

    1 - Shelly and Freckles

    2 - Shelly

    3 - Misty (was 3 days when we got her and is still the smallest of the bunch)

    4 - Freckles

    5 - Shadow (was the biggest chick at first and now is the most shy)

    6 - Honey (the loudest when I pick her up)

    7 - The gang

    8 - Sandy

    9 - Honey and Sandy
  2. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    Freckles and Shadow look rooish to me but I hope I'm wrong! [​IMG] unless you want some boys
  3. Carols Clucks

    Carols Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 13, 2010
    Excellent photos

    no guesses, but just wanted to say
  4. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

    Dec 15, 2009
    Penn Valley, CA
    Freckles looks like a roo to me, reasonably sure on that. Shadow could go either way, leaning towards roo. All others look like girls so far.
  5. Jferlisi

    Jferlisi i dont eat chicken!!!!

    Nov 2, 2010
    Menifee CA
    Quote:I second this, and just a fyi your brahmas are not buff they are light. [​IMG]
  6. aussieheelr

    aussieheelr Chillin' With My Peeps

    freckles is a roo, hands down. Shadow is most likely a roo too... but I'm not gonna place money on that just yet.
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    I'm gonna second the general consensus, the barred rock is a roo and the other one, shadow, is probably a roo.
  8. Knock Kneed Hen

    Knock Kneed Hen California Dream'in Chickens

    Feb 15, 2010
    So. Cal.

    Love to see the outside of your coop...the inside awesome! Lucky little birds [​IMG]
  9. jenesis536

    jenesis536 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 3, 2010
    [​IMG] Boy did anyone else feel like crying when they discovered they were going to have to give one of their babies away? Freckles is so sweet, but that one did start developing the comb pretty early. I can't imagine that I have to give 2 of my 6 away. I'll give it more time though. I was hoping to have all of these "girls" together, and not have to get rid of any or try to introduce replacements into the bunch. I'll update all of you later when I find out for sure.

    I know this isn't the place for it, but since you asked - here is the coop on the outside. We made it a tractor coop. My first coop and first chickens! My design, hubbies woodwork, and I did all the caulking, sealing, painting, and roof. I found all of the wood free on CL, the tires for $20 and the rest we had to buy. It sure adds up, but I think we did a good job. We are building an pen area as well.

  10. chics in the sun

    chics in the sun Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 1, 2010
    LOVE the coop/ run!! Great job on that!

    I'd agree, Freckles is a boy, Shadow might be, and Honey is and ADORABLE Easter Egger - love the beard - and most likely a girl. But keep an eye on 'her' - not sure if those are saddle feathers coming in.

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