Can anyone help us sex our chickens???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tahoechicken, Jun 15, 2010.

  1. tahoechicken

    tahoechicken New Egg

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    We got these little guys for free at home show, they were hatched in a solar incubator. They are three weeks old and we can't tell if they are Roos or Hens. Any ideas??
    This is Shreek (she a talker) BR we hope she isn't a Roo but she is getting a cone more so than the others.
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    This is Snow (we know she is a banty but not sure what kind)
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    This is Summer (we think she is an EE)
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    and Sweety RIR
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    if you can help that would be great
     
  2. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can't help on the sexing as they are still pretty young but your little banty looks to be a light Brahma.
     
  3. tahoechicken

    tahoechicken New Egg

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    Thanks. How old will they be when we can really tell and what will be the first signs they aren't hens?
     
  4. BC_Farms

    BC_Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Shrek looks awfully roo-ish to me. The rest are looking more pullety. And I agree with you on the EE.
     
  5. PineappleMama

    PineappleMama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Is a large white spot on a boy or girl BR? I can't recall now... but someone does I'm sure...
    BR girls feather in pretty quick compared to boys, but since you've only the one you can't compare.

    Your RIR looks pretty similar to my GSLs ... so I'ma guess girl... but that's just a theory.

    Don't have a clue on the other one.
     
  6. tahoechicken

    tahoechicken New Egg

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    If Shreek does turn out to be a roo is there anything we can do to keep "him" quieter. We live in a city with a no Roo policy(due to the noise) and Shreek is very friendly and we are fairly attached.[​IMG]
     
  7. silkiesandbuffs

    silkiesandbuffs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am %85 positive that Shreek is a pullet. She has the darker coloring and looks just like my BR pullets. I don't know what to tell you on the other chicks though.
     
  8. allieloveschickens

    allieloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cute chicks! I think Shreek is a pullet too, she looks like my BR girls did at 3 weeks. One of mine had a large white spot on her head and I thought she was a roo, but turned out to be a pullet.
     
  9. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

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    all pullet it look like [​IMG] good- luck
     
  10. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    The top 2 pics look like a cockeral to me. When the get about 6-8 weeks old the cockerals will have quite a bit of pink on their faces and the pullets will stay yellow until just before laying age. Good luck............Pop
     

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