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BCM boys or girls?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Dexters Mom, Nov 4, 2015.

  1. Dexters Mom

    Dexters Mom Out Of The Brooder

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    My 3 BCM chicks were hatched on August 24th.
    They are so much fun!!!
    Can't walk into the yard without them flying onto my shoulder [​IMG]
    I had 5, but sadly lost 2 to my neighbors cat.
    Hard to take a good picture of them, but I think I have 2 roos and 1 pullet!
    Two have nice red combs/waddles already and a few copper neck feathers.
    The third has rather pale and small comb/waddles and is still completely black.
    This is the first time with BCMs for me.
    I think I am right.... but who knows?

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  2. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like 2 cockerels and a pullet to me too.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree; two cockerels and a pullet.
     
  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    That would be my guess too.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    My guess as well
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Yep.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    2 cockerels
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  8. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree it looks like 2 roos and 1 pullet.

    The copper at the neck means nothing as to sex at this point as my BCM girls had copper at the neck, and should.

    What you watch for is the red on the wing bows. That will be coming in time if they are roos.

    BCM boys telecast pretty early, and the comb difference is the give away, especially noting the difference between the pullet and the boys. My girls developed faster in the lengthening daylight as they were broody hatched in January, but the boy far out distanced them. You are hatching in fall time with shortening daylight, so this appears about right for the girl and boys.

    LofMc
     
  9. Dexters Mom

    Dexters Mom Out Of The Brooder

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    I am very pleased!
    The pullet and one roo will stay with me and the 2nd roo will find a new home with my friends flock.
    Thanks everybody <3
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Two cockerels, one pullet.
     

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