Can anyone help???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Danricketts10, Aug 22, 2016.

  1. Danricketts10

    Danricketts10 New Egg

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    Hi

    I wonder if you can help. First time of hatching chicks. Need to know what sex these are. They are 3 weeks so I know it is early days. Problem is living in a residential area we can not have cockerels and don't want the school children to get attached to them.
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    Chick 2 -
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    Chick 3-
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    Chick 4- No idea the breed either!!
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    Thank you in advance.
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    sorry, but it's still too early to tell for certain.

    The first three could easily be cockerels, or they could be production bred pullets.

    Try again around 5-6 weeks, we'll see how things turn out then.
     
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    x2, its a little to early for 100% verdicts.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    too early
     
  5. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1 and 3 look like cockerels 2 is hard to tell and 4 I can't see the comb. The top 3 could be some large comb breed but, otherwise at least two of them are cocks.
     
  6. Danricketts10

    Danricketts10 New Egg

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    I believe that 1 is a sussex buff and 3 is a rhode Isand red. 2 and 4 are a cross between a warren and spangled orpington if that helps.
     
  7. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Overrun With Chickens

    I think the first 3 are cockerels. That's A LOT of comb for so young a bird, and they're pinking up already. As for the last baby, I can't really get a good view of its face. [​IMG]

    ~Alex
     
  8. BabyandCotton

    BabyandCotton Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. Danricketts10

    Danricketts10 New Egg

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    These are two of the chicks at 11 weeks. Any idea on male or female??
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  10. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    both appear to be males
     

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