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Any one want to play the "cockerel or pullet" game with my chicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MaryZoe, Jun 26, 2016.

  1. MaryZoe

    MaryZoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's my first time hatching chicks, but based on my perusal of a lot of these threads, I have my suspicions about my little fellas. I would love to hear from some more seasoned veterans about the possible gender of my 25 day old chicks.

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    So the chick on the right in the above photos is Butterscotch. He (I suspect) was born a solid buttery yellow color. His head is still yellowish, but he's feathering out oranges, blacks, and golds. He's a Speckled Sussex-Silkie mix. He's very outgoing and curious. Always the first to try anything new. The rest are the shots of Stiltskin (looked a lot like "Rumples" when he was born). Stiltikin I'm hoping is a pullet. Any guesses based on her color and comb? She's also the SS-Silkie mix. They're siblings. I'll upload photos of my other two EE's separately. Thanks in advance to anyone who wants to play the game! :)
     
  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    the best age to sex chicks at is around 6-8 weeks old
     
  3. MaryZoe

    MaryZoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I've read. But I thought I'd give it a go, just in case. [​IMG]
     
  4. MaryZoe

    MaryZoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OH, and thank you for your response. :)
     
  5. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    no problem!
     

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