Can anyone tell me the genders?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by a123andpoof, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. a123andpoof

    a123andpoof Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So picked up five chicks from a local feed store a few weeks ago. I have my suspicions about 3 of them. They were labled as 90% pullets so I am praying all or most are pullets. If you can tell for the Austarlorp above and the buff orpinton. Thier are only 2 austarlorps, 2 buffs, and the white is a delaware who really needs to be a female cause we have yet to get a sweeter chick. While we don't spend much time with them as we don't want to get attached, when we sit out with them he/she comes and sits in out lap. If more pics are needed let me know and i can post more.

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  2. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    at the moment they look like pullets.... but, just a caution, the friendlier ones are usually roosters ;)
     
  3. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    90% is just a disclaimer. Those chick sexers know what they are doing. It's actually far more accurate than that.

    I don't see anything to indicate a cockerel at this age either.
     
  4. a123andpoof

    a123andpoof Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats good! I was worried the most about the autralorps and the delaware. I know nothing about the australorp, but the tails were bugging me cause they were so long. Glad it's looking good we don't need anymore roosters. We have 3 live in a fairly residential area and am afraid the neighbors are going to get us in trouble before we move in the summer cause of our dumb barred rock boys. But i love them which is why they are not in the stew pot [​IMG]
     
  5. Golden Phoenix

    Golden Phoenix Out Of The Brooder

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    australorps have long tails.
     
  6. Gofygure

    Gofygure Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see all pullets too. Congrats!
     
  7. a123andpoof

    a123andpoof Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, good to know. We just got them cause they are dual purpose and said they did okay in cooler climates. Thanks!
     
  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Good choices, all girls :thumbsup
     
  9. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens


    The boys in my experience are less frightened of human contact, but you can get a sweet girl at a young age. My favourite flies up on my shoulder and is a girl (5.5 weeks, I am almost positive is a female)
     
  10. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So far, they all look like pullets to me! Beware though, in my experience Orpingtons can be tricky to guess. I was fooled by a cockerel until he was 12 weeks old [​IMG]
     

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