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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Bizichick, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. Bizichick

    Bizichick Out Of The Brooder

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    I hatched some eggs I got from my moms chickens. Im not sure of the breed/crosses of each chick. Im not too worried about that part. Just more anxious to find out which are hens and which are roosters. I can only keep the hens so would like to get rid of the roosters as early as possible before I get too attached. The possible parent crosses are Roosters: Delaware White and Autralorp.
    Hens: RIR, Buff Orph, Australorp and "the mystery chick" (we arent sure of her breed). The 2 polish are ones I bought at the store and hoping they are hens. Kinda thinking they may be roosters though. [​IMG] They are almost 6 wks old. I know its too early to really tell,for sure but had to throw them in just incase.



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    Chick #2 - 2 wks old. I am thinking rooster?[​IMG]
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    Chick #3- 3 wks old. Im thinking rooster because the comb is starting to redden

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    Chick #4- 3 wks old. Im thinking hen

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    Chick #5- 4 wks old. Im thinking hen

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    Chick #6- almost 6 wks old. Thinking rooster, hoping hen

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    Chick #7- almost 6 wks old. Keep changing my mind on what I think this one is!

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  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    to early on them wait till they are 6+ weeks...the crested ones the combs are whited out due to the flash on the cam try and get some that are so whited out ;)
     
  3. Bizichick

    Bizichick Out Of The Brooder

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    I noticed that the crests were whited out too because of the flash. I can tell you though that the crests have very little if any pink and no signs of wattles yet.
     

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