Bantam chicks Hen or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by RevaT1987, Mar 31, 2017.

  1. RevaT1987

    RevaT1987 Out Of The Brooder

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    Chick #1 I think hen
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    Chick #2
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    Chick #3 I think its a too But really hope its a hen.
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    Chick #4
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  2. RevaT1987

    RevaT1987 Out Of The Brooder

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    They are 5 weeks old, sorry I forgot to say their age
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    I'd say that your suspicions on chick number 3 is correct.
     
  4. RevaT1987

    RevaT1987 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was really hoping chick #3 would be a hen. He is my only frizzle. Do any others stand out as roos to you? I know they are still young so they can still surprise me and turn either way.
     
  5. -Wirth-

    -Wirth- Out Of The Brooder

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    Right now #3 looks like it may possibly be a cockerel, but it is hard to say at this point. It would be helpful for you to post update pictures in a week or two once they show more progression.
     
  6. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

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    X2.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm leaning toward #3 being a cockerel, too.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I would give # 3 another chance at 8 weeks of age. please post new pictures then
     

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