Australorp Gender?

artsyrobin

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Hi, just wondering, i have 2 Australorps, but the beaks are different color, doess that signify male or female? They are supposed to be pullets...., about 3 weeks old



 

4-H chicken mom

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To early to tell. What makes you think that they aren't pullets if that's what they are suppose to be? Did you get them from a hatchery? Most hatchery do a pretty good job of giving you the sex of chicks you asked for.
 

artsyrobin

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Well, the one with the yellow is very outgoing, very much the leader, i am hoping there are no roos, got them from a local farm and home, Orshlens, just wondering.
 

Judy

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I have about 10 BA chicks that should be 23 or 24 days old. Some are chest-bumping and have nearly 1" tails so I figure they are roos. Others have much less tail and I see no chest-bumping. I did raise some BA's last year, and if memory serves, which I won't vouch for, this turned out to be correct.

Yours looks a little younger than mine. Maybe in a few days???
 

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