Breed and sex help.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ogdenfarms22, Mar 5, 2017.

  1. Ogdenfarms22

    Ogdenfarms22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This guy herein 99% sure is a cockeral and I'm thinking a Cochin (sp?)

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    This I'm pretty sure is a pullet and some type of wyandotte mix?

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    (The gray one on the left here)
    I think pullet? But I'm not used to this type of comb and have no idea what breed at all!

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    This is my other gray chicken. No clue on sex or breed.

    These babies are around 5 weeks old.
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Are they suppose to be purebred? To me right now the first 3 look like pullets and the last possible a rooster.

    I would guess the first is a Cochin, or Cochin mix, than maybe Dominique, or Wyandotte mix, I agree with the next one being either a Wyandotte or mixed with one, and the last looks like a mix as well. Actually I'm thinking they may be all Cochin Wyandotte mixes.
     
  3. Ogdenfarms22

    Ogdenfarms22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was told they were EEs when I got them lol I think their term of EE is very loose. Here is a better pic of the first chick (Black with white chest) the comb is pretty out there so I was thinking cockeral but since the others dont have this type of comb its hard to compare!!

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  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Little roosters will generally get pink combs by 5 weeks where pullets will stay yellow orange until they are 3-4 months or even older. So if any show pink already than more than likely they are roosters.

    Easter egger is a very loose term, especially now since they can lay brown eggs and still get called an EE.
     
  5. Ogdenfarms22

    Ogdenfarms22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Then the little black one is prob. A hen and that last one is definitely a cockeral. That explains why that was the one protecting the others. Lol
     
  6. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Once you see it it can be quite obvious and thus easier to guess the sexes of other chicks. Sometimes photos don't show true colors so it can be hard to judge from a photo but simple in person.
     
  7. Ogdenfarms22

    Ogdenfarms22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very true here is a better pic of his comb. Its pink as could be.
     

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