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Can anyone help me identify my welsummer chicks gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by thehappyhen, Sep 20, 2014.

  1. thehappyhen

    thehappyhen Hatching

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    hello, I am new to this site so apologies if im posting in the wrong place. I was just wondering if anyone could please help me identify the gender of my welsummer chick. This is the first welsummer I have owned. We recently hatched 4 chicks and the other 3 are female however I am unsure about this one although I think he is male. I have attached some photos. First is when the chick was a few days old, and the other now at 2 months old. thanks in advance for your help.

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  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Looks like a rooster
     
    Last edited: Sep 20, 2014
  3. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Songster

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    I agree. I think it is a rooster as well.
     
  4. thehappyhen

    thehappyhen Hatching

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    thank you both for replying. I thought he was :/ such a shame too as hes lovely and I will not be able to keep him!
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Definitely a rooster. Female Welsummers have different coloring.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Yes, that looks like a male.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Can you get a closer pic of the bird? I'm thinking cockerel, but not Welsummer. A Wellie at this age should have a black breast, I'm seeing brown.
     

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