Boy?? Girl??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Coop de Grille, Apr 14, 2012.

  1. Coop de Grille

    Coop de Grille Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These babies hatched on March 21st, so they are three and a half weeks old.

    Any guesses on gender?
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    This is a pic of baby 2 last week
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  2. RachelCheyenne

    RachelCheyenne Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't know how reliable this is but I just compared them to my chicks (2 weeks old) and the combs on yours are way smaller than all of mine, including the hens, so my guess is all hens...I guess you'll know for sure when egg time gets here :)
     
  3. Coop de Grille

    Coop de Grille Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Out of my 13 babies, four of them are definitely lil roos. I'm hoping these are girls, especially baby 1, she is so sweet and her feathering is coming in SO pretty.
     
  4. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think that #4 is the only pullet in that bunch, and even she looks a little suspicious. They combs are awfully big for only 3 week old pullets.
     
  5. Coop de Grille

    Coop de Grille Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are the ones that I noticed at two weeks old were boys. All from the same hatch date.

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    You can't see the face on the one to the right but his comb is huge and already turning red.
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    My first eight chicks ALL turned out to be roos and I had to re-home them. I'm hoping for at least a few pullets out of this bunch.
     
  6. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm guessing pullet, pullet, roo, pullet...
     
  7. Coop de Grille

    Coop de Grille Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That would be great! I think the two that I am hoping are girls could be Easter Eggers. The one has green legs, but one doesn't, do all EE's have green legs?
     
  8. Coop de Grille

    Coop de Grille Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a new picture of one of what I think are EE's, but the legs are not green. The father is a Wheaten Maran and the mother could be an EE, a Barred Rock, Wheaten Maran or Cuckoo Maran.

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    The one on the left is baby #2, the one with green legs. Same possible breeds as the one above.

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  9. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not all EE's have green legs, it just a common trait [​IMG]
     
  10. Coop de Grille

    Coop de Grille Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What color would this chick be considered? Could it be a Blue Copper Maran? I can't figure out which of my babies are the pure breed Marans.

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