Calling All Gender Experts!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kelciep14, May 16, 2017.

  1. kelciep14

    kelciep14 Just Hatched

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    Hi everyone!

    First timer here with my hens giving me little chicks! I believe my little babes are still too young to be able to determine the sex "for sure" however, I have ideas and was interested in knowing if I am right! Plus, it'll be fun/interesting to see, for sure.

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    #5 -- 2 1/2 weeks

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    #3 -- 3 1/2 weeks

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    #3 -- 3 1/2 weeks

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    #1 & 4 -- 3 1/2 weeks

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    #2 -- 3 1/2 weeks

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    #2 -- 3 1/2 weeks

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    #2 -- 3 1/2 weeks
     

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  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    All pictures look like possible cockerels
     
  3. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    Yes, it appears you have a fleet of baby cockerels. Sorry.

    But on the chance your photos are not reproducing the color of those little combs accurately, pullets will have a very pale pink comb if it's even visible as a comb yet. Cockerels will have a more pronounced comb but the color will be trending more yellow-orange to pinkish orange. Also you should be seeing some tiny wattles emerging below the bottom beak. By age six weeks, those boy combs will be much redder than the pullets'. Then you can say goodbye to any doubts.
     
  4. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    All look like cockerals. Sorry! Unless you wanted cockerals.
     
  5. kelciep14

    kelciep14 Just Hatched

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    Oh goodness!!!

    They were not intentional, but they're all such sweet boys, then! I was convinced I had at least 3, but was convinced 2 were at least pullets.
     
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