BCM Dad and Various Hen Mamas do the white spots on head indicate sex???

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  1. TheDirtyLawyer

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    Anyone an expert on sexing and genetics? We have Easter Egger and barred rock and marans mammas. Any ideas on sexing? Or do I have to wait :/
     

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  2. Chicka_deee

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    Are you looking for the sex of the chicks?
     
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  3. TheDirtyLawyer

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    Yes
     
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  4. TheDirtyLawyer

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    I

    I wasn’t sure if the white spots on the head meant anything
     
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    Then we will need better pictures of each chick individually
     
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  6. aart

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    Solid colored plumage male over barred female will be sexlinked.
    Males will have white spots on head.
     
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  7. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. .....

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    Any chicks with a head spot are male as the barring could only have come from a female barred parent....are the marans hens also bcm or are they cuckoo?
     
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    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Good Q....and wonders if the EE's are barred?
     
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  9. TheDirtyLawyer

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    The rooster is a BCM and the one Marans hen egg is from another BCM (not cuckcoo).

    It's hard to know which came out of which egg but i think the easter Egger baby is all black.

    Then I have two black with a white head spot and one that's black with a yellowish face and belly.... I don't know who is from what egg anymore

    I guess I have too many chickens. I'll see if she will let me hold them for pictures tomorrow. IMG_1862.JPG
     
  10. TheDirtyLawyer

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    I'm not sure! You all are smarter then me . They look like this except one of the two has a beard lol
     

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