Boys or girls? 3 weeks old

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by strong440, Sep 11, 2009.

  1. strong440

    strong440 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I have 5 3 week old chicks. I think they've got quite a lot of light sussex in them, but open to any other suggestions, it doesn't really matter what breed they are, although it would be nice to know. Any idea if they're hens or cockerels though? 4 of them have a thin bumpy ridge going up from their beaks over their foreheads. The other one has a broader, not so ridge like thing (dont know what to call it?), see picture 3. I've tried taking photos but they're very camera shy. Can anyone help me please?

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  2. noitulover

    noitulover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can you post clearer pics? these are a bit fuzzy and it would be almost impossible to guess... (plus 3 weeks is a bit early!)
     
  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    3 weeks is too early to say. Try posting pics in another week or two and we should have a better idea.
     
  4. Chicky Mama

    Chicky Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also you can try to guess by how red the wattle skin is now as a start.I've been able to tell some really early that way.
     

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