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BLRW~ Help on gendering.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by OkieRunner, Feb 22, 2013.

  1. OkieRunner

    OkieRunner Out Of The Brooder

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    The chicks are 25 days old (3 weeks & 4 days) Is this to early to determine genders? I have read that you can pretty much tell in the 4-6 weeks old range. I may be jumping the gun. The man i got them off of said i was getting a mix of BLRs, Splash, and Blacks. Thanks guys
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Jury is still out, but if I HAD to guess. I'd say #1 is a roo.
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    those look like gold laced but the lacing doesnt look right on them (or is that just me?) they are still a bit to young for genders
     
  4. OkieRunner

    OkieRunner Out Of The Brooder

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    I hope #1 is a Roo...he will be my splash Roo so i can breed him to get more BLRWs. Im almost 100% that he (it) is a splash, it is already getting white feathers.
     
  5. OkieRunner

    OkieRunner Out Of The Brooder

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    The man i bought them from said they were pure. So, im trusting his word. Although golden laceds are really pretty too!
     
  6. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, #1 looks rooish. I'd give them a little more time.
     
  7. style

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    The black phase BLRW looks like a golden laced Wyandotte . If u cross the black phase with a splash they throw 100% blue . I say 1 and 5 are Roos
     

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