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Anyone know what gender these little honeys are?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LoveChicken86, Feb 11, 2015.

  1. LoveChicken86

    LoveChicken86 In the Brooder

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  2. LoveChicken86

    LoveChicken86 In the Brooder

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  3. LoveChicken86

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  4. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Is that 7 chicks total, or are some pics same ones? I'd say the dark ones (or one) with the very pink, larger combs are cockerels, the rest look like pullets, so far...
     
  5. LoveChicken86

    LoveChicken86 In the Brooder

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    There are 3 of them. Sorry I should have specified. Thank you :)
     
  6. Merro

    Merro Chirping

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    First photo, bird on the right is the only one that looks like a pullet to me..
     
  7. chickenpatch

    chickenpatch Chirping

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    Try this little trick, it's not cruel in any way...

    Pick up the chicks by the legs and let it hang. If the chick curls up and tries bite you or just peck away, then it is a hen. If the chick just hangs there, no curling, then it is a boy.
    If that's too hard to tell, then pick them up by gently pinching the back of their necks, if the legs go up and curl, it's a girl. If the legs dangle, it's a boy.
    I'm not sure if your chicks are too old for this trick, but still worth a try [​IMG]

    If still unsure, then try wing sexing.
    Spread out their wings, if the feathers are like this- IiIiIiIiI (Ignore the dots above the "i")
    Then it's definitely a girl.
    If the wing feathers are like- IIIIIIIII
    Then it's definitely a boy.

    If STILL unsure, then post pics of their wings and reactions to the pick up test. I'm sure people will be able to identify their sex.

    I hope I helped, let me know what you find....
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Only the bird on the right in the first photo looks like a possible photo. The others are likely cockerels.
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    Agreed.
     
  10. LoveChicken86

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    Thank you all ;)
     

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