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calling all chick sexers! please have a look at my flock :pics::

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by cimarron, Dec 8, 2008.

  1. cimarron

    cimarron Songster

    Oct 25, 2008
    Central Tejas

    We have a mixed flock of six 13-week olds and two 5-week olds (Australorp and Wyandotte). I was wondering if anyone had a guess at their sexes. All were got as day old chicks, sexed as hens, I wonder if there might be a surprise or two in there...

    Thanks much!

    The five week olds...
    SKIPPY Silver Laced Wyandotte:

    PIPI Australorp:

    ...and the 13-week olds...
    SCRATCHY Barred Rock:

    EDNA Buff Orpington:

    FAYE Ameraucana:

    BIG BELINDA Ameraucana:

    OSAMA Buff Brahma:

    DUSTY Barred Rock:

  2. flakey chick

    flakey chick Songster

    May 3, 2007
    The only surprise I see is that Pipi has a huge comb and wattles for such a young chick. Might want to post pictures of her legs for others to see. The barred rocks definately girls.
  3. scrapmom5

    scrapmom5 Songster

    Apr 21, 2008
    I definately would question Pipi. Looks way to rooish. As for the others they look like pullets. Skippy may be iffy but I would still say Pullet.
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Quote:I agree! [​IMG]
  5. birdlover

    birdlover Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    Northern Va.
    Yep! Pipi is going to be da man!!! Enjoy him. Roosters are fun!
  6. Chickie Mamma

    Chickie Mamma Farmer at Heart

    Apr 20, 2008
    Sherman, CT
    PIPI looks roo to me [​IMG]
  7. cimarron

    cimarron Songster

    Oct 25, 2008
    Central Tejas
    Here's Pipi's feet...

    I had a hunch about Pipi. he/she/it is sweet as can be and we'd love to have a rooster and fertile eggs but I'm not sure my town digs roosters. Other parts of town there's roosters all over the place but our neighborhood is changing from freaks and old time families to...how shall we say...less tolerant individuals. I don't think roosters are outright banned but the law might come a-knockin' if somebody takes issue with the crowing.

    Alas...I'll be over in the "Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances" section...sigh...

    Thanks for the feedback!


  8. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

    Mar 3, 2008
    Pipi does look like a roo... but then, the black australorp hens have fairly goodsized combs and wattles too, so hold off on judgement for a while. [​IMG]
  9. cimarron

    cimarron Songster

    Oct 25, 2008
    Central Tejas
    it's true, we'll just be patient and see what happens. Only Pipi knows for sure.

    I have heard that Australorp hen tails develop earlier than the roosters and Pipi does have a nice tail. Such a friendly sweet chicken.
  10. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

    May 8, 2008
    North Carolina
    Hmmm, Skippy sure reminds me of my Lacey when HE was about that age. Have a look... [​IMG]

    Is it deja vu or did I just post that same pic in another thread? [​IMG]

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