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Anyone have Pic of 3 Wk Old Australorps?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Reurra, May 26, 2018.

  1. Reurra

    Reurra Crowing 6 Years

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    Ive got 8 blues and I cant tell the genders to be sure. All 5 of the older ones have big legs, but no real wattle/comb growth, though there is some minor pinking on the combs. I would like some images of some similar aged chicks to get an idea. They were hatched on May 5th.

    Thanks! :bow
     
  2. KikiLeigh02

    KikiLeigh02 Free Ranging

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    Here's my three cockerels. You can't see the pullet that's in that photo with them very well. They're black not blue though. Good luck! I've got one that's 8 weeks and I'm still not sure.
     

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  3. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Crowing

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    Your chicks are too young to sex. You will need to wait until 6-7 weeks, then post pics of their combs.
     
  4. Reurra

    Reurra Crowing 6 Years

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    Thanks for the photo!

    Im usually pretty good at sexing as early as 2 weeks, but these were from a different breeder. My old breeder, the girls had nearly flat cobs at 1 week old while the boys had noticeable spiked combs. These ones not so easy to tell. They are a new genetic strain to the area.

    I do see minor wattle growth, but no arching combs, no solid redness. Im dying cuz my favorite one is so friendly and sweet and I dont want to get attached if its a boy, I already have a boy and wont be getting rid of him any time soon.
     
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  5. New2chicluv

    New2chicluv Songster

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    Mine at 3 weeks were just cute
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    Still watching them for gender at 6 weeks
     
  6. KikiLeigh02

    KikiLeigh02 Free Ranging

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    Do any of yours still have the white spots on their tails/wings? I'm curious because all of mine that had those ended up being cockerels.
     
  7. New2chicluv

    New2chicluv Songster

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    Oh dear :he wings yes, tails no, only 1 with any pink so far...
     
  8. KWVT

    KWVT Chirping

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    Black Australorp pullet at about 3 weeks.

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