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BLRW can someone guess gender??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by oliviaandjosh4, Apr 9, 2015.

  1. oliviaandjosh4

    oliviaandjosh4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 BLRW chicks that are 5 almost 6 weeks old. I am trying to guess gender but it's kind of hard with their rose combs. Also I read somewhere that you can also tell because the roosters will have sold color feathers on the back of their neck, not sure if that is true? Post your guesses below & thanks in advance!!

    Chick #1

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    My guess is rooster

    Chick #2

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    My guess rooster


    Chick #3

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    not sure on this one

    Chick #4

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    my guess is pullet but can anyone tell me why is has a dark black looking comb?
     
  2. pingu1

    pingu1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I cant tell from the pics although your birds are adorable I have been told that if you look for an egg vent that way you can sex them smeone also told me though this is probably no use now that the males get their flight feathers first
     
  3. JaceAgain

    JaceAgain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can only do this in the first 24 hours after they hatch.
    I would be cautious taking any more advice from whoever told you that.

    I agree with you OP, roo, roo, possible pullet, pullet.
     
  4. pingu1

    pingu1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you are right about the 24 hour thing like I said that's no use now but as for being cautious taking advise from the person who told me that she's sexed most of my chicks and is almost always right
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cockerel
    Cockerel
    Possible pullet
    Pullet
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Chick #4 looks like your only pullet to me.
     
  7. oliviaandjosh4

    oliviaandjosh4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks yall for commenting, guess I am just gonna have to wait and see. I will make an update when I know what they are!
     
  8. new2dotties

    new2dotties Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how did these turn out?
     
  9. oliviaandjosh4

    oliviaandjosh4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chick #1 and chick #2 were roosters, #3 was a hen, and #4 died shortly after this.
     

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