Australorp Mystery Chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Reurra, Jun 5, 2017.

Are these boys or girls?

Poll closed Jun 12, 2017.
  1. Black chick is a girl!

    100.0%
  2. Gray chick is a girl!

    75.0%
  3. Black chick is a boy!

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Gray chicks is a boy!

    25.0%
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  1. Reurra

    Reurra Overrun With Chickens

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    Ive got a batch of chicks from my friend Im helping to take care of. Several of them I am SURE are boys, thats why I took them, but there are 2 that might be girls and I want to confirm because they will go back to her if they are.

    Its been a while since I raised chicks, so Im asking for a second opinion from the chicken experts!!!

    I tried to get better pics but they are super shy.

    Im pretty sure I got the right gray one in all the pictures, but the one picture with the gray chick on the left side by its self is the one Im trying to sex.

    The picture of the black chick with her head down looking at the dandilions from under all the other chicks butts is the other one Im doubting is a boy. Super pretty chick, its more slate than black and is quickly becoming a favorite of mine!

    Thanks everyone! :love
     

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  2. Reurra

    Reurra Overrun With Chickens

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    The dark chick is in the lower part of this picture, you can see she is almost blue, but still very dark.
     

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  3. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Overrun With Chickens

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    They look to be about six or seven weeks old. Is that right?

    If so then I think you have a black female and the dark blue also.

    I also doubt the light blue being male. I know you weren't asking on that one.
     
  4. Reurra

    Reurra Overrun With Chickens

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    Yeah I did want an opinion on the blue one too! :D Thanks for your thoughts! That darker chicks is just too pretty. I hope its a girl though, my friend would be happy about that!
     
  5. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Overrun With Chickens

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    They are super pretty. I would want them too!

    My blue Cochin has the pretty smokey edges as well. Super pretty and interesting to look at. Total yard candy!
    :D
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with 21 hens-incharge
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Reurra, love your avatar
     
  8. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Overrun With Chickens

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    Me too. I keep waiting for the pounce!
    :lau
     
  9. Reurra

    Reurra Overrun With Chickens

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    lol Thanks for the compliments on the avatar, makes me giggle each time i see it! haha

    OOoh is that called smokey? I didnt know the color phase!! Shes soooo pretty! I reaaaaaaalllllyyy hope its a girl!
     
  10. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't know the true name for the patterning and color. It just looks smokey to me.

    If I has to call it within an existing description I would have to say laced..... But I don't know what color would be in the description..... I only ever see them simply called blue.

    I think it is a beautiful coloring. :)
     

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